What Is Laparoscopic Left Colectomy/Hemicolectomy? Center

A colectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing a segment of the colon. During a colectomy, a surgeon removes a damaged section of the intestine and reattaches the healthy parts of the colon. Laparoscopic colectomy is used to treat and prevent diseases and conditions that affect the colon, such as bleeding, bowel obstruction, colon cancer, and more. Read more: What Is Laparoscopic Left Colectomy/Hemicolectomy? Article

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