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Patient Information Leaflet

Lapco have prepared a Patient Information Leaflet entitled ‘Laparoscopic or Keyhole Surgery of the Colon’ 
Click to DOWNLOAD PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET PDF (UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2011). A text word version is also available Click to DOWNLOAD WORD VERSION

The leaflet provides information on the following: 

  • What is keyhole surgery?
  • What are the advantages of keyhole surgery?
  • How long does a keyhole operation take?
  • What happens before the operation?
  • What does the operation involve?
  • What happens after the operation?
  • Are there any risks?
  • After you go home
  • Post operative activity
  • Diet
  • Wound Care
  • Medication
  • When to contact your surgeon
  • Glossary of terms
  • Further information references

We are happy for Trusts to use this document and print off to give to their patients as required.

For any further queries contact Laura Langsford - National Programme Manager (01752 439845)
laura.langsford@nhs.net