Solutions in Oesophagectomy, Gastrectomy and Colectomies
Most of the time, oesophagectomy is done to treat cancer of the esophagus. A gastrectomy is often used to treat stomach cancer . There are two types of surgeries - Open gastrectomy is where a large cut is made in your stomach or chest, and keyhole surgery (laparoscopic gastrectomy) – where several smaller cuts are made and special surgical instruments are used. A colectomy is a type of surgery used to treat colon diseases such as cancer, inflammatory disease, or diverticulitis. Visit Manipal, the Organ Transplant Treatment Hospital in Old Airport Road to know more about Open Gastrectomy Surgery.