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Bowel surgery

There are many reasons people may need bowel surgery. The links on this page explain what operations may be involved in bowel surgery, and what to expect after having bowel surgery.

  HealthInfo recommends the following pages

Pre-operative information sheets

These information sheets describe types of operations that may be involved in bowel surgery.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. September 2015.

See also:

Bowel cancer

Having an anaesthetic

Inflammatory bowel disease

Low-fibre diet

Getting back into community-based activities

Preparing for your operation

Understanding colonoscopy

Page reference: 48026

Review key: HIBPS-48026