What is Colorectal resection surgery?

Category: Surgeries


Colorectal resection surgery is a type of surgery done to remove a portion of your colon, rectum, and a small portion of surrounding healthy tissue. The ends of the colon are then re-attached. This surgery is used to treat a number of diseases and conditions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Colon cancer 4 3
Abscess 1 1
Bladder fistula 1 0
Colovaginal fistula 1 1
Diverticulitis 1 0
Diverticulosis 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Colorectal resection surgery

Side effect Patients Percentage
Constipation 1


Stopped having Colorectal resection surgery

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 8
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Colorectal resection surgery.