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Medication Recall

The FDA has issued a medication recall because of bacterial contamination. See more.

If you have ulcerative colitis (UC) or familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and are considering surgery, you probably have many questions and concerns. Our team at Boston Children's Hospital is here to help answer questions you may have.

This site will assist you with many of your questions and prepare you for your hospital experience. We explain the reasons for surgery, the surgical procedure, preparation for surgery, and what you can expect after the surgery, including living with a temporary ostomy.