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Dr. R.Kannan

General Surgeon
27 years experience overall
 
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Deepak Subramanian

General Surgeon
21 years experience overall
 
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Karthik Mathivanan

General Surgeon
19 years experience overall
 
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. S P Shivakumar

General Surgeon
26 years experience overall
 
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Vani Vijay

Laparoscopic Surgeon
21 years experience overall
  
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. R. Kamalakannan

GastroIntestinal Surgeon
26 years experience overall

Dr. Aasim Anees Hussain

General Surgeon
15 years experience overall
  
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. P. Anbalagan

GastroIntestinal Surgeon
24 years experience overall

Dr. Satish Devakumar

GastroIntestinal Surgeon
22 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic
FAQs on Colorectal Surgery Surgery

Dr. Prof. Surendran R.

GastroIntestinal Surgeon
48 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal Surgeries Doctors In Chennai

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Colorectal Surgery in Chennai

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Colorectal Surgery?

Colorectal Surgery is a medical surgery that is used for the diagnosis or treatment of several disorders and abnormalities of the colon, rectum, and anus. Colon and Rectum form the lower part of the intestine and ends with the anus. This surgery includes different types of colon and rectal surgeries such as:

  1. Colectomy
  2. Colostomy
  3. Endoscopic surgery
  4. Rectopexy
  5. Resection
  6. Internal sphincterotomy
  7. IBD surgery
  8. Hemorrhoidectomy


What are the advantages of Colorectal Surgery?

Advantages of Colorectal Surgery are the following:

  1. It helps in detecting polyps in the colon and rectum.
  2. Used to detect colon and rectal cancer.
  3. It can detect and remove the polyps during the testing procedure.
  4. Helps to check the condition of colon and rectum with or without any incisions.
  5. It helps in diagnosing conditions such as: 
  • Anal fistula
  • Anal cancer
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Crohn's disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Volvulus


What are the indications of Colorectal Surgery?

A few conditions where Colorectal Surgery is indicated are the following:

  1. Anal fistula
  2. Fecal incontinence
  3. Chron's disease
  4. Colon, anal and rectum cancer
  5. Inflammatory bowel disease
  6. Acute and chronic diarrhea
  7. Unexplained abdominal pain
  8. Chronic constipation


What is the preparation for Colorectal Surgery?

  1. Should stop eating solid food items before 2-3 days of the procedure.
  2. The patient should discuss past and present medical and medication history with the doctor.
  3. Need to drink more liquids such as plain water, coffee, and tea without milk and cream, etc.
  4. Should not drink or eat anything before 8-12 hours of the procedure.
  5. The patient will be given laxatives a day before the procedure.
  6. The patient should empty the colon before the procedure by using the enema kit.
  7. Discuss with the doctor about all the risks, complications, and benefits associated with Colorectal surgery.


Who can perform Colorectal Surgery [Right specialist type for Colorectal Surgery]?

Colorectal Surgery can be performed by:

  1. Gastroenterologist.
  2. Colon Surgeon
  3. Rectal Surgeon


What is the cost of Colorectal Surgery?

Cost of Colorectal Surgery depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. Type of surgery planned to be performed
  5. The medical condition of the patient
  6. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  7. Type of hospital
  8. The admission room that you opted for
  9. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc.


Minimum amount to be paid in Chennai starts from Rs.14,250

Average charges in Chennai is approximately Rs.1,42,500

Maximum cost in Chennai rises up to Rs.19,000


Is Colorectal Surgery major or minor surgery?

Colorectal Surgery can be either a major or minor procedure depending on the patient's medical condition and the type of surgery performed.


What is the eligibility criteria for Colorectal Surgery?

People who can undergo Colorectal Surgery are:

  1. Individuals who are suffering from chronic constipation.
  2. People who are suffering from either colon, anus or rectal cancer.
  3. Individuals who are having polyps in the colon and rectum.
  4. People who are suffering from colon obstruction.
  5. Individuals suffering from anal fissure.


What is the ineligibility criteria for Colorectal Surgery?

People who cannot undergo Colorectal Surgery are:

  1. Individuals whose bowel is not prepared well.
  2. Patients who are not cooperative for the procedure.
  3. People who underwent recent abdominal surgery.


What are the risks and complications associated with Colorectal Surgery?

Risks and Complications associated with Colorectal Surgery are:

  1. Reaction to anesthesia
  2. Anastomotic leakage
  3. Bleeding from the site of examination 
  4. A tear or perforation in the wall of rectum or colon or anus
  5. Nausea and vomiting
  6. Bowel obstruction
  7. Wound healing disorders


How long does it take to complete Colorectal Surgery?

Colorectal Surgery may take almost 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete and sometimes it may take more than the usual time depending on the condition of the patient.


What is the recovery time?

Individuals who undergo Colorectal Surgery may take 7 weeks to recover completely.


What is the success rate of Colorectal Surgery?

The success rate of Colorectal Surgery depends on the following factors:

  1. Bowel preparation
  2. Age of the patient
  3. The medical condition of the patient
  4. Type of surgery performed


However, the success rate of Colorectal Surgery maybe 96%.


Is Colorectal Surgery painful?

Every surgery comes with a certain level of pain and some discomfort. You won't be experiencing pain during this process because you will be under anesthesia.


Is Colorectal Surgery Permanent?

Colorectal surgery may be permanent or not depending on the type of surgery performed.


What are the long-term results of Colorectal Surgery?

  1. Reduces the constipation
  2. Treats rectal, anal and colon cancer
  3. Treat Chron's disease and IBD


Can Colorectal Surgery be detected in the future?

Colorectal Surgery may or may not be detected in the future depending on the type of surgery performed.


What are the options if Colorectal Surgery fails?

If Colorectal Surgery fails then the surgeon may recommend revision surgery.


What are the alternatives for Colorectal Surgery?

An alternative to Colorectal Surgery is medical treatment.

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