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Meckel's diverticulectomy - series—Procedure

Procedure

Overview

The small intestine is found and the Meckel's diverticulum is removed. The intestine is repaired and the incision is closed.

Update Date 11/20/2014

Updated by: Jenifer K. Lehrer, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Frankford-Torresdale Hospital, Aria Health System, Philadelphia, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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