What is the normal time for recovery from diverticulitis removal operation?

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Surgery for diverticulitis may be performed emergently (to treat an active episode) or electively (to prevent future episodes). In the former situation, one may be quite ill and the operation is usually "open" with a colostomy, all leading to a prolonged recovery. When elective, this is usually laparoscopic and w/o a stoma; people are home in 2-3 days and back to work in 2-3 weeks.
I am trying to decide whether to have recommended colorectal surgery for two large non-cancerous polyps that could not be removed with my colonoscopy. Any suggestion would be appreciated.Age 68
You can talk to your doctor about the possibility of laporascopic surgery, which is a minimally invasive procedure that is associated lower complications and faster post-operative recovery
Most people are able to return to their normal activities within 1–2 weeks. A follow-up appointment is usually scheduled in the second week after surgery. Infection may lead to a longer recovery or additional surgery.
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