Intraoperatively the Patient Is Found Incidentally to Have Colon or Small Bowel Inflammation

  • Daniel L. FeingoldEmail author
  • Steven A. Lee-Kong


Unexpected findings are encountered during surgery. This chapter reviews how to address incidentally discovered bowel inflammation during the course of an abdominal operation.


Bowel inflammation Meckel’s diverticulum 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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