Anorectal Surgery

Anorectal surgery is a procedure that treats cancer and anal and rectal conditions by removing a section of the anus, rectum, or part of the colon.

What is anorectal surgery?

Anorectal surgery is a type of surgery that is done to treat problems with the anus, rectum, and sometimes the sigmoid colon, such as conditions or cancer. The surgery involves removing a portion of these areas to help improve your health. If you want to know more about this important procedure, you can reach out to a skilled GI specialist at The Gut Clinic UK. They have the knowledge and expertise to answer your questions and create a treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs.

Who needs anorectal surgery?

Anorectal surgery can be used to treat various conditions related to the anus and rectum. Some of these conditions include problems with the connection of tissues (anastomosis), issues with controlling bowel movements (incontinence), removing cancerous growths, and other harmful conditions affecting the anus and/or rectum. If you need help with any of these conditions, you can contact our team of experienced GI specialists at The Gut Clinic UK. They can offer you reliable solutions and guidance for your specific situation.

Who performs anorectal surgery?

Anorectal surgery is done by a specialist called a colon and rectal surgeon. It’s important to note that your gastroenterologist won’t perform the surgery, but they often collaborate closely with GI surgeons. If you want to know more about the procedure and the people involved, you can reach out to The Gut Clinic UK. They will guide you through all the necessary steps before your surgery and provide you with all the information you need.

What should I do to prepare for anorectal surgery?

Before anorectal surgery, you will need to undergo some general tests like blood work and other diagnostic tests. These tests help ensure that the surgery can be done safely. In addition, your bowel needs to be completely emptied before the surgery. Your doctor at The Gut Clinic UK will give you a special drink to help clean out your bowel. It’s crucial to follow the specific instructions given by your doctor to prepare properly for the surgery.


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