Robotic Colon and Rectal Surgeon

Colon and rectal surgery 

is a general term used to refer to various procedures employed to treat both benign and malignant colon problems. Benign colon problems include colitis, diverticulitis, and rupture of the colon. Malignant colon problems refer to the various types of colon cancer. The type of 

robotic colorectal surgery

 performed by the 

best colon and rectal surgeons

 on the colon depends on several factors. Most 

colorectal surgery 

can be done with 

robotic-assisted surgeon

, which has been an important recent advancement in this field.

Colon Polyps and Cancer

Colorectal cancer symptoms 

are able to be detected in the early stages by colonoscopy. 


 is an outpatient procedure performed by a 


 to evaluate the lining of the colon for any abnormalities. It is a screening test that should be scheduled according to patient-specific factors but should begin at the latest by age 50. Some patients will be screened with colonoscopy before this age, particularly if there is a family history of 

colorectal cancer or polyps



colorectal surgeon

A colectomy is a type of colorectal surgery that focuses on removing part or all of the colon that has 

colorectal cancer symptoms

The procedure generally includes the removal of nearby lymph nodes as well. When a portion of the colon is removed, it would be referred to as a partial colectomy, a segmental resection, or a 


. In this procedure, the 

robotic colorectal surgeon 

removes some portion of the colon, particularly the area that contains cancer and some of the healthy tissues on either side of the cancerous tissue.

In most cases, colectomy calls for approximately one-third of the colon to be removed depending on the location and size of the cancer. A total colectomy is when the lymph nodes in the surrounding area are removed with the entire colon.

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