Stomach Staple Surgery

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Meckel's diverticulectomy is surgery to remove an abnormal pouch on the lining of the small intestine (bowel). This pouch is called a Meckel's diverticulum.


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

  • If you have open surgery, your surgeon will make a large surgical cut in the right side of your lower belly to open up the area.
  • Your surgeon will examine the small intestine in the area where the pouch or diverticulum is...
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