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What are the differences between a Partial Colectomy and a Bowel Resection?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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In brief: Nothing

synonyms. Partial colectomy means as bowel resection of the colon and bowel rection can mean a partial resection of either the large or small bowel

In brief: Nothing

synonyms. Partial colectomy means as bowel resection of the colon and bowel rection can mean a partial resection of either the large or small bowel
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
The partial colectomy is focused on only removal of part of large colon/intestine where a bowel resection is more vague and can mean part or all of your large or small intestine. Not much difference. ASk your doctor what and how much of the intestine has been or will be removed.
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