Abdominoperineal resection is a surgery that includes the removal of the anus, and a part of the sigmoid colon through the help of incision made in the abdomen and the perineum. The procedure is performed when the lymph nodes that contain cancer are situated very low close to the sphincter muscles, near to the anus. Rectum and lymph nodes also get removed. A colostomy is performed by forming a new opening in the abdomen for the bowel, as the end of the sigmoid colon is brought out permanently on the surface of the skin, called a Stoma. It is then attached to a plastic bag for collecting waste.
As the medical sector is evolving at a fast rate in India with all the latest medical advancements and technology, it is safe to say that India is now becoming one of the major medical tourists’ attractions across the globe. Among all the popular destinations for world-class medical facilities, India has the most number of clinics and skilled doctors to perform Abdominoperineal resection.
The cost of Abdominoperineal resection in India differs according to the stage of rectal cancer and the medical history of the patient. The cost of the surgery starts from 5500 USD and may increase according to the medical complications involved in the procedure. The cost of the surgery in India is affordable with all the latest advancements, machines and technology, and the facilities provided by the hospitals are comparable to the best medical tourists’ destinations such as the US, UK, Mexico, Australia, and Canada.
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