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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.

Review Date 10/23/2018

Updated by: Michael M. Phillips, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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