Colon Surgery

Colon surgery may need to be done for a variety of reasons, sometimes malignant and sometimes benign. A common reason to remove the colon in a benign setting is diverticulitis. Colon cancer usually requires a colon surgery as well. Colon surgery can be done in an open or a laparoscopic fashion, and the technique frequently depends on the specific pathology.

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