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Laparoscopic Intestinal Surgery: A Guide for Patients
... About laparoscopic intestinal surgery If you need colorectal surgery, you might be a candidate for laparoscopic intestinal surgery, a "minimally invasive" technique for treating colorectal d...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Total Abdominal Colectomy: Basic Surgical Steps
... What is a laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy? A laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy is an operation that removes the large intestine. (See figure 1.) The surgery is used to treat: Inflammatory ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Colostomy
... What is a colostomy? The colon, rectum and anus are the last sections of the body’s digestive system. Although they are an important part of the system, they have little to do with digesting food or a...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Short Bowel Syndrome
... Short bowel syndrome is a group of problems affecting people who have had half or more of their small intestine removed. The most common reason for removing part of the small intestine is to treat Cro...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Complications
... Crohn''s disease may lead to one or more of the following complications: Obstruction. Crohn''s disease affects the entire thickness of the intestinal wall. Over time, parts of the bowel can thicken an...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... The goal of medical treatment is to reduce the inflammation that triggers your signs and symptoms. In the best cases, this may lead not only to symptom relief but also to long-term remission. Treatmen...
Source: MayoClinic

Self-care
... Sometimes you may feel helpless when facing Crohn''s disease. But changes in your diet and lifestyle may help control your symptoms and lengthen the time between flare-ups. Diet There''s no firm evide...
Source: MayoClinic

Complementary and alternative medicine
... Many people are interested in nontraditional approaches to healing, especially when standard treatments produce intolerable side effects or aren''t able to provide an improvement. To address this inte...
Source: MayoClinic