For the imaging study, your child will not be sedated and the procedure will last approximately 15 minutes. The team will inject a special dye into the distal stoma, and use other tools to help push the dye into the final segment of the colon and rectum. This procedure gives the surgeon a very clear image of the defect and surrounding anatomy.
This procedure is done in an outpatient setting. The surgical team will be able to proceed with your child’s final repair surgery after the distal colostogram.
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