Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery in Reston, VA

If you’ve been diagnosed with a colon condition, such as cancer, Crohn’s disease or colitis, Dr. Sachse may recommend removing all or part of the colon. If you want a surgery option that might reduce healing time, ask your physician about minimally invasive Colorectal procedures.

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Colectomy Information

There are several different options when your physician recommends a colectomy, including:

Right Colectomy – Surgery on the right colon
Left Colectomy – Surgery on the left colon
Sigmoid Colectomy – Surgery on the lower left part of your colon before your rectum
Total Colectomy – The entire colon is removed

Though colorectal procedures are usually performed through a large incision, procedures can also be done using minimally invasive surgery. This means that Dr. Sachse operates through small abdominal incisions.

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery allows surgeons to operate with enhanced 3D HD vision, precision and control. Other benefits of robotic colorectal surgery include:

  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Fast return to a normal diet and normal bowel function
  • Low rate of complications
  • Minimal scarring
  • Precise removal of cancerous tissue
  • Little blood loss

View our post-op instructions for a Colon Resection

For more information on the Colectomy procedure, call Dr. Sachse for an appointment at (571) 512-5300