Stoma

A stoma, or “bowel bag”, is where the bowel has been joined to the skin to allow the bowel content to empty into a bag. There are a number of reasons why a stoma might need to be created and these should be discussed with your colorectal surgeon. In some cases the stoma may be…

Endometriosis

Endometriosis of the bowel is a complex condition. It can be difficult to diagnose and present in different ways. Management can range from hormonal or medical therapy to surgery. Surgery can usually be performed laparoscopically (keyhole) and may involve a shave excision, a disc excision of the bowel, or a segmental resection and anastomosis of…

Ulcerative Colitis

Mr Eugene Ong completed a prestigious clinical fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, an internationally renowned centre for the management of Ulcerative Colitis. It is consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals is the USA for the management of digestive diseases. He will work closely with your gastroenterologist to ensure that you have the…

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction/ Rectal Prolapse/ Rectocoele

Pelvic floor dysfunction can manifest in many ways. The most obvious of these is when the rectum protrudes outside of the anus. This is called “External rectal prolapse”. Pelvic floor dysfunction can also cause a number of other symptoms, such as constipation or the sensation of incomplete emptying, often called “Obstructed Defaecation”. These symptoms may…

Pruritis Ani (Itchy Bottom)

Pruritis Ani is a fancy Latin word which literally means “Itchy Bottom”. It is a common condition with a variety of causes. Most commonly it can be managed with simple care measures around the bottom to keep it clean and dry and minimise any irritation that may be worsening the itching. Surgery is hardly ever…

Polyps

Polyps are abnormal growths arising from the lining of the colon. There are many varieties of polyps, some of which are pre-cancerous, some of which have no association with cancer at all. In general, most polyps should be removed and examined under the microscope. Mr Eugene Ong is able diagnose, follow-up and manage your polyps….