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1.1 Laparoscopic Lower Anterior Resection

A laparoscopic lower anterior resection is a procedure that is usually performed for rectal cancer. Using "keyhole” surgery, the tumour can be removed and the healthy ends of the colon can then be reattached. Read More.

1.2  Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection

A laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection is an operation in which the anus, rectum, and sigmoid colon are removed. It is used to treat cancer located very low in the rectum or in the anus, close to the sphincter muscles (muscles that control bowel movements). Read More.

1.3 Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Resection

Total mesorectal excision is a common procedure used in the treatment of colorectal cancer in which a significant length of the bowel around the tumor is removed. Read More.

1.4 Right Hemicolectomy

A right hemicolectomy is a surgical procedure done to remove a segment of the colon, particularly part or all of the ascending colon and caecum (on the right side). These areas are removed and the colon is then reconnected to the small intestines. Read More.

1.5 Left Hemicolectomy

This is surgery to remove the left side of the colon. It may be performed for patients with a colon cancer or for certain non-cancerous conditions such as Crohn's disease or diverticular disease. In most cases the operation can be performed via a laparoscopic (keyhole) surgical technique. Read More.


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