Comprehensive services offered at General Surgery - St. Elizabeth Community Hospital - Red Bluff, CA
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The large and small intestine are part of the gastrointestinal system. after food is chewed and swallowed, it will pass through the stomach, where it is digested. The digested food then moves into the small intestine, where nutrients are absorbed into the bloodstream. After this, the food passes into the large intestine, where water is absorbed from the waste, which is then moved through to the rectum and excreted from the body.
Abdominal surgery refers to the surgical procedures done in a person's abdominal, or stomach region to diagnose or treat a medical condition.
A lumpectomy is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of a cancerous lump and the surrounding tissue, known as the surgical margin, from the breast. The rest of the breast and breast sensation are preserved.
A biopsy is an examination of tissue removed from a living body to discover the presence, cause, or extent of a disease.