But for some patients , a hemispherectomy — that is, surgery to remove one side of the brain— is the only way to save their lives. One can live surprisingly well with only half a brain. Think we may all know some people that don’t even have a brain, so yea…
14. Colon (Large Intestine)
The colon, also known as the large intestine, is the last portion of the digestive system.
People with cancer or other diseases of the colon may have all or part of the colon removed. In some cases, a pouch can be made in the end of the small intestine to take the place of the colon. Other people may need to wear a bag on the outside of the body to collect waste if their colon is removed.
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