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How much time do I have to spend in the hospital after the rectal resection surgery?

Your doctor will tell you how much time you can expect to spend in the hospital after the surgery. However, the anticipated timeline might change if complications arise.

You will probably spend between one and five days in the hospital. During this period, your team of medical professionals will help you start recovering.

You will be given all the necessary recommendations that you have to follow once you are discharged and you continue your recovery at home.

Finally, don’t forget that we are always here for you, so don’t hesitate to call us if you believe something is not going well in your recovery.

Feel free to ask any questions regarding the outcome of the rectal resection you underwent or any other health issues that might concern you.

Disclaimer: We do not assume responsibility for the use of the provided information or its interpretation. Our efforts are towards providing current and reliable information; however these should not be considered, or used as a substitute for diagnosis or treatment.

Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/