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Surgery » Hemicolectomy



Hemicolectomy: A hemicolectomy is the surgical removal of the left or right half of the colon.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Hemicolectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Hemicolectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Hemicolectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Hemicolectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Hemicolectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Hemicolectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Hemicolectomy

Possible surgical complications of Hemicolectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Hemicolectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Hemicolectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Hemicolectomy: Two to three weeks.

Hemicolectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Hemicolectomy) include:

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