Colectomy is the removal of a portion of the colon for any reason, including diverticulitis, colon cancer, large polyps or stricture.
Incision and drainage
consist of surgically opening an abscess to allow drainage and help the infection clear.
Inguinal hernia repair
can either be an open or minimally invasive surgery to reduce a groin hernia and patch the hole using a small mesh to prevent recurrence.
is the removal of the appendix through three small incisions in the abdomen.
Repair of perforated ulcer
is an open operation to identify a hold in the stomach or small intestine, possibly including biopsy, with patching of the hole using omentum (fatty tissue that hangs down from the stomach and liver) or other nearly tissue.
is the removal of the gallbladder through one or several small incisions.
Small bowel resection
is the removal of a portion of the small intestines for a tumor, small bowel obstruction, or inflammatory bowel disease.
Ventral hernia repair
may either be open or minimally invasive surgery to reduce an abdominal wall defect and repair the hole using mesh and suture.