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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 9/17/2016

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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