What is Abdominal perineal resection?

Category: Surgeries

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An abdominal perineal resection is the removal of the sigmoid colon, rectum, and anus with the permanent addition of a colostomy. This type of surgery is done as a treatment for certain colon conditions.

Duration

Currently having Abdominal perineal resection

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Abdominal perineal resection

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
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