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Laparoscopic Assisted Intestinal Resection

Why is the procedure done?

Intestinal resection is a laparoscopic surgery done to remove any of the following

  • A diseased section of the rectum and sigmoid colon
  • A section of the colon that is adjacent to the small intestine
  • The large intestine
  • The anus, rectum, and sigmoid colon

How is the procedure done?

  • 4-5 small incisions are made in the abdomen area through which the laparoscope and surgical tools are inserted. 
  • The diseased portions of the intestine are clamped, cut and removed.
  • The two healthy ends of the intestine are sewed or stapled together and the abdominal incision is closed.
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