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Family's Anxious Wait Over Success of Major Surgery

Monday, January 04, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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Family's anxious wait over success of major surgery on Bradford boy, seven, with rare condition

 

By: Mark Stanford

Telegraph & Argus, January 1, 2016

 

THE MOTHER of a seven-year-old boy with a rare bowel disorder said he faces a further nine-month wait to see if a major operation has been fully successful.

Jamie Stones, of Greengates, who suffers from short bowel syndrome (SBS) has had 23 operations during his life so far.

He underwent a major operation on September 30 last year called a serial transverse enteroplasty procedure (STEP), where the bowel was cut and stapled in a zig-zag pattern to narrow and lengthen it.

 

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