Colorectal Surgery

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A colectomy is a surgical procedure in which all or part of a diseased large intestine is removed. The large intestine is part of the alimentary canal that consists of the ascending colon, the transverse colon, the descending colon, the sigmoid colon and the rectum.

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When the entire colon is removed by surgery, it is called a total colectomy and when only a segment of the colon is removed, it is known as hemicolectomy.

Colorectal surgeries are performed as treatments to prevent diseases that affect the colon, such as

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Diverticulosis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Bowel perforation
  • Bowel infarction
  • Slow Transit constipation and
  • Polyposis syndromes