Hemicolectomy

A colectomy strategy to expel one side of the colon is called hemicolectomy.

Types of Hemicolectomy

a) Right Hemicolectomy

b) Left Hemicolectomy

Right Hemicolectomy

This is an operation to expel the right half of the colon. It might be performed for patients with a colon malignancy, or for certain non-carcinogenic conditions, for example, Crohn’s ailment. By and large the operation can be performed by means of a laparoscopic (keyhole) surgical procedure.

What does the operation include?

This operation can be executed as an open or laparoscopic (keyhole method). Amid the operation the right half of the colon and the last part of the small digestive system are evacuated. This includes taking ceaselessly the veins and lymph hubs to that part of the gut. The specialist then re-makes the join (anastomosis) between the small digestive system and the rest of the part of the colon. The specialist may utilize either sutures or extraordinary staples to make this join.

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Left Hemicolectomy

This is an operation to expel the left half of the colon. It might be performed for patients with a colon malignancy or for certain non-harmful conditions, for example, Crohn’s malady or diverticular illness. Much of the time the operation can be performed by means of a laparoscopic (keyhole)surgical system.

What does the operation include?

This operation can be executed as an open or laparoscopic (keyhole system). Amid the operation the left half of the colon is expelled. This includes taking without end the veins and lymph hubs to that part of the bowel. The specialist then re-makes the join (anastomosis) between the rest of the colon and normally the highest point of the rectum. The specialist may utilize either sutures or unique staples to make this join.

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