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Can someone tell me the difference in a partial cecectomy and a right hemicolectomy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Yes

Cecectomy just removes the very "tip" of the start of the colon.
Right hemicolectomy removes the entire right side of the colon. Often done for a large polyp or cancer.

In brief: Yes

Cecectomy just removes the very "tip" of the start of the colon.
Right hemicolectomy removes the entire right side of the colon. Often done for a large polyp or cancer.
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