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Small bowel resection - series

Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

The outcome depends on the disease. Most patients will stay in the hospital for 5 to 7 days. Complete recovery from surgery may take 2 months. During the first few days after surgery, eating is restricted.

Update Date 1/29/2013