Laparoscopic or Robotic Surgery

Modern Surgery for severe bowel conditions such as diverticular disease or colorectal cancer

less disability, less pain, less surgery, less complications and less time off work resulting in money savings for the patients, for our health system and our society.

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Diverticular Disease Surgery - key-hole surgery

In my private practice I am able to do the surgery keyhole and most of the time avoid a colostomy. This means a week in hospital recovering comfortably, and back to work in a couple of weeks with a very low incidence of wound complications and less time off work.

My patient in the picture above is 130 kg (morbidly obese) and he was admitted in hospital with perforated diverticulitis. He underwent keyhole surgery (anterior resection) to remove a segment of diseased colon, recovered quickly and was discharged a week later and without a colostomy.

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Diverticular Disease Surgery - open surgery

I rarely do open surgery in my practice.


Bowel Cancer Kehole-Surgery

 
The patient in this underwent lower large bowel keyhole-surgery for resection of advanced colo-rectal cancer with liver and lung spreading. The patient is only 39 year old and, in spite of the advanced stage of the cancer and the poor prognosis, lived another six years following this surgery. The surgery was performed laparoscopically, removing the primary cancer completely, with lymph-node clearance and intra-corporeal anastomosis and no need of colostomy or ileostomy.

The patient in this underwent lower large bowel keyhole-surgery for resection of advanced colo-rectal cancer with liver and lung spreading. The patient is only 39 year old and, in spite of the advanced stage of the cancer and the poor prognosis, lived another six years following this surgery. The surgery was performed laparoscopically, removing the primary cancer completely, with lymph-node clearance and intra-corporeal anastomosis and no need of colostomy or ileostomy.

The patient is this picture is two weeks after underging keyhole-surgery for lower large bowel cancer. The surgery was performed laparoscopically through several small skin incisions, as seen above, with complete removal of cancer, lymph-node clearance and intra-corporeal anastomosis and without need of ileostomy. The patient was 79 year old at the time and now, several years after surgery he is cured from cancer.

The patient is this picture is two weeks after underging keyhole-surgery for lower large bowel cancer. The surgery was performed laparoscopically through several small skin incisions, as seen above, with complete removal of cancer, lymph-node clearance and intra-corporeal anastomosis and without need of ileostomy. The patient was 79 year old at the time and now, several years after surgery he is cured from cancer.