What is Small Bowel Resection?

Category: Surgeries

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A small bowel resection is a surgical procedure performed to remove part or all of the small bowel.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Crohn's disease 14 3
Bowel obstruction 12 2
Perforated bowel 3 1
Abdominal abscess 1 1
Abdominal adhesions 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
3
Mild
1
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Small Bowel Resection

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 5
Abdominal pain 1
Anxious mood 1
Frequent bowel movements 1
Growths or tumors (dysplasia) 1
Ileostomy leakage 1

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Duration

Currently having Small Bowel Resection

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Small Bowel Resection

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 20
2 - 5 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Small Bowel Resection.