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"Large Bowel Cancer is a preventable disease."

More than 90% of large bowel cancers develop on the basis of polyps. Polypectomy removal of large intestinal polyps prevents the development of large intestinal cancer. Therefore, large bowel cancer is a preventable disease. ⠀

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery and proctology; is the name of the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the large intestine (colon), rectum (the last part near the breech of the large intestine) and the breech region.

Today, with the term proctology; the section dealing with breech diseases is defined by the proctology specialist and the General Surgeons specializing in breech diseases.

Surgeons working in the field of Colorectal Surgery and proctology are called Colorectal Surgeon or proctologist.

About Colorectal Surgery

Frequently Asked Questions

Intestinal surgery mainly deals with intestinal and rectal diseases. Major intestinal diseases of interest in colorectal surgery:

  • Constipation
  • Meckel’s Diverticulum
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Diarrhea (Diarrhea – Diare)
  • Appendicitis
  • Excess Gas – Intestinal Gas
  • Hirschsprung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Polyp
  • Radiation-Induced Proctitis
  • Bowel Knotting
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Stoma (Ostomy)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Pathology Report (Polyp)
  • Pathology Report (Intestine)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Anorectal Tests
  • MR (Magnetic Resonance)
  • Anoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • PET CT / CT
  • Computed Tomography (CT / CT)
  • Ultrasonography
  • Defecography (Dynamic MRI)
  • Water Retention Test
  • Large Intestine Film
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Rectoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy

General surgeons engaged in bowel surgery are called colorectal surgeons or coloproctologists.

General Surgery department dealing with rectal and rectal diseases is called proctology.

Proctologist or proctologist is the name given to General Surgeons who are mostly interested in rectal and rectal diseases.

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