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What is the recovery time after surgery for diverticulitis?

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Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: I have some patients playing golf in 2 weeks, some still call for pain meds after 4 weeks. In general, uncomplicated laparoscopic resection in the younger, healthier patients will yield the most rapid recovery. It is not uncommon for my patients to go home after 2-3 days.
Answered on Apr 12, 2020
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