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Omentectomy is a surgical procedure to remove part or all of the omentum. The omentum is layers of peritoneum or abdominal tissue that covers the stomach, large intestine, as well as other abdominal organs. There are two different types of surgery: supracolic omentectomy (the entire omentum is removed) and partial omentectomy (only part of the omentum is removed). The procedure is required if you have ovarian cancer that has spread into the omentum or to decrease the risk of cancer spreading from the ovaries to the stomach and other abdominal organs.
Omentectomy can be performed through laparoscopic surgery or open surgery; both are done under general anesthetic. With laparoscopic surgery, your surgeon makes small incisions in the abdomen to insert a laparoscope and surgical instruments, while with open surgery; your surgeon makes a single large incision in the abdomen. The procedure is usually performed during an operation to remove the primary tumor, such as Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy.
If you have had laparoscopic surgery, you will only have to stay in the hospital for a day. If you have open surgery, you usually need to stay in the hospital for 2 or more days. After you are discharged, plan to stay in Thailand for 7 to 14 days for hospital follow-up checkups, removal of stitches, and the initial recovery.
The recovery period from an omentectomy can be different depending on what other procedure you had at the same time and you will have to rest for 1 week, If you have an oophorectomy or hysterectomy during the same procedure, it may take around eight weeks until you can return to your normal activities.
Your surgeon will give you a set of post-operative instruction that includes care for your wound, diet, and exercises. Avoid any heavy lifting and strenuous activity until you fully recover. Following an omentectomy, your surgeon may also recommend you to undergo chemotherapy to destroy any residual cancer cells.
Omentectomy is a safe and effective procedure with a high success rate. However, there are risks and side effects associated with the procedure, such as lymphedema (buildup of fluid caused by lymph vessel blockage), nerve damage, and pain.
Omentectomy is the most effective procedure available to remove cancer cells or reduce the risk of cancer from the omentum. However, if you do not want to undergo surgery, you can discuss with your doctor the best possible alternative for your case.
After an omentectomy, the risk of your cancer spreading to the stomach and other abdominal organs is greatly reduced. If you have cancer in your omentum, the procedure will treat the condition.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.