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Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

Minimally Invasive (Laparoscopic/Robotic) Colorectal and Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery

Laparoscopic Colon Surgery ColonColorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about 4.3% for men and 4.0% for women. Surgical resection offers the only potentially curative option for patients with colorectal and GI cancers.

For many years open surgery, which requires a large incision across the abdomen, remained as the standard technique for treatment of many abdominal diseases. With advances in technology, laparoscopic surgery through tiny incisions has gained popularity among the patients because of its advantages. Laparoscopic Colon Surgery Lapro

The advantages of laparoscopic colorectal and GI surgery are:

  • Less pain
  • Less chance of infection
  • Less hospital stay
  • Quicker healing time and return to normal activity
  • Quicker initiation of potential chemotherapy
  • Improved cosmesis

The majority of GI system and colorectal surgeries at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Surgery program are being performed via minimally invasive approach, and now, patients in the Inland Empire community have the access to world-class cancer care at home!

Please call Dr. Rahnemai Azar’s office at 909-588-3555 for more information or any referral questions.

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