Diet After A Colectomy

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Definition

Total abdominal colectomy is the removal of the large intestine from the ileum (lowest part of the small intestine) to the rectum. After it is removed, the end of the small intestine is sewn to the rectum.


Alternative Names

Ileorectal anastomosis


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You will receive general anesthesia right before your surgery. This will make you unconscious and unable to feel pain.

During the surgery:

  • Your surgeon will make a surgical cut in your belly. Then your surgeon will remove your large...
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