Single intestinal resection

What is single intestinal resection?

Single intestinal resection or small bowel resection is a surgical intervention done to remove a portion of the small bowel. The surgery is also done to remove the small bowel completely. The patient is usually operated when his/her small bowel is blocked or diseased. 

How does Single Intestinal Resection help?

The surgery helps in treating a blockage in the intestine caused by scar tissue or congenital deformities. The surgery also treats any bleeding, infection, or ulcers caused by i...

How is Single Intestinal Resection done?

What are the benefits and risks of Single intestinal resection procedure?

The surgery has revolutionised the world of medical procedures, but it also has a few risks associated with it.

The advantages of Single intestinal resection treatment are:

The patient will have a smooth recovery, post-surgery. The recovery time is also faster. You may be able to resume your normal physical activities in a shorter period.

The risks associated with Single intestinal resection are:

A person may suffer from common symptoms including diarrhoea, abdominal bleeding, abdominal pus, hernia, short bowel syndrome, surgical wound infection, or damage to the surrounding tissues.

Scar tissue and short bowel syndrome.

How does Medanta provide care?

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