Segmental Colectomy

What is Segmental Colectomy?

Colectomy is a surgery done to remove the colon (large intestine). During the surgery, either a part of the colon or the entire colon is removed. The removed part of the colon can be diseased or, the patient might be suffering from colon cancer.

How does Segmental Colectomy help?

It is important to treat the damaged portion of the colon, as it prevents many diseases and is required for the normal digestion process. The surgery efficiently removes the dis...

How is Segmental Colectomy done?

What are the benefit and risks of Segmental Colectomy procedure?

The treatment has revolutionised the world of medical procedures, but as any other surgical treatment, it also has a few risks associated with it.

The advantages of Segmental Colectomy treatment are:

It only removes the diseased or damaged portion of your intestine. It is a useful treatment, and the lap procedure is painless too.

The risks associated with Segmental Colectomy are:


  • Reactions to anaesthesia
  • Blood clots.
  • Internal bleeding.
  • Infection.
  • Hernia.

Formation of scar tissues, a leakage where the intestines are sewn together, and damages nearby organs.

How does Medanta provide care?

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