Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon (Mumbai) | Colorectal Oncosurgeon | Robotic & Pelvic Floor Consultant
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Laparoscopic Surgery for Colonic and Rectal Cancer

 

Incidence of colonic cancer and colitis in India is on the increase. Timely intervention can cure 70-80% of the patients.

 

Criteria for urgent referral to specialist

  • Bleeding per rectum in patients aged greater than 40
  • Altered bowel habit > 6 weeks
  • Weight loss or family history of cancer

 

Advantages of minimally invasive approach

  • Cosmetic scar
  • Minimal pain
  • Faster recovery and minimal post op adhesions
  • Minimal Blood loss as compared to normal surgery