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Emergency General Surgery

Emergency General Surgery

Emergency general surgery covers the assessment of and surgery for patients experiencing an acute general surgical problem. Our emergency general surgery staff cares for patients who arrive in the emergency room with acute general surgery conditions such as:

  • Appendicitis – the swelling and inflammation of the appendix
  • Cholecystititis – the sudden inflammation of the gall bladder, usually caused by gallstones
  • Bowel Obstructions – These obstructions can be caused by a number of pathological processes including postoperative adhesions, malignancies, Crohn's disease and hernias