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Laparoscopic Total Abdominal Colectomy with Ileorectal Anastomosis
Massachusetts General Hospital

Richard Hodin, MD
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

A 59-year-old male with a history of Crohn’s disease underwent a colonoscopy where several areas of multifocal dysplasia were discovered. In this case, Dr. Richard Hodin performs a total abdominal colectomy on this patient in order to remove these precancerous lesions and prevent recurrence.