Resection of colon by laparoscopy

What is it?

It is a procedure in which general anesthesia lasts approximately 120 min and consists of removing a portion of colon or diseased large intestine Be caused by inflammation, perforation or cancer). The surgery is performed by means of small incisions in the skin (4) of a half centimeter to 1 centimeter the largest, through which a high resolution camera and instruments are introduced. With that vision and the instruments delicately separate the tissues and extract the portion of the diseased colon and then reconnect it to the rest of the intestines by means of a special surgical stapler.