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Small bowel resection - series—Incision

Incision

Overview

The patient is deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia). An incision is made into the abdomen.

Update Date 5/11/2016

Updated by: Subodh K. Lal, MD, gastroenterologist with Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.