What is Sigmoid colon resection?

Category: Surgeries


A sigmoid colon resection (colectomy) is a type of surgery done to remove all or part of your large bowel (large intestine or colon). This is done to remove the diseased part of the bowel.

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Side effects as an overall problem
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sigmoid colon resection

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1


Stopped having Sigmoid colon resection

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
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There are no evaluations for Sigmoid colon resection.