Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was like a second home to Olivia growing up. Now aged 18, she had five operations to remove a brain tumour at the hospital. Read her real story to find out why she keeps in touch with GOSH, even now she is better.
A bowel resection is an operation where the surgeon removes a damaged or diseased or blocked section of bowel (intestines). Depending on the cause, either the large intestine or small intestine or occasionally both can be affected.