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What is a laparoscopic ileostomy take down?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Laparoscopic: Surgery is minimally invasive surgery through 3-4 small incisions using special lighting, camera & small instruments to perform an abdominal surgery. In this case to remove a person's ileostomy and bag and repair or reconnect the small intestines internally. Would be done under full general anesthesia.

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