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colon resection

Surgery The segmental or subtotal surgical removal of colon Indications Colorectal cancer, angiodysplasia, ulcerative colitis, acute diverticulitis Complications Anastomic dehiscence, infection, necrosis. See Anterior resection, Hemicolectomy, Sigmoidectomy.
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In June 1999, he presented with gastrointestinal obstruction and internal fistula formation, and underwent terminal ileum and ascending colon resection.
It is possible to remove comparable numbers of lymph nodes in doing laparoscopic colon resection for carcinoma and to achieve similar margins.
Grikscheit has made progress toward improving the health and quality of life for children with colon resection.
Anastomotic leakage rates following colon resection range on average from 3-15%.
The fourth case was a 48-year-old man with small bowel obstruction and sigmoid colon resection.
In addition, the laparoscopic technique is currently being used in lieu of lapartomy for second-look operations for patients who are status/post colon resection for colon cancer, as the technique appears to be particularly well-suited for patients who may have abdominal adhesions secondary to previous surgery.
Schuster and his associates conducted a prospective, case-control study in 34 patients undergoing open sigmoid colon resection for recurrent diverticular disease or cancer.
SAN DIEGO -- Emphasizing pain control, early ambulation, and early reintroduction of food after colon resection reduced postoperative lengths of stay and hospital costs at one large public hospital.
This GI bleed was so severe that it required colon resection.
Surgeons at Cleveland Clinic and pioneers of a Single-Port Laparoscopic (SPL) method in the field of Colo-Rectal Surgery, recently performed the world's first colon resection (partial removal of the colon) entirely through a single incision in the navel.
While both clinical studies focused on a specific type of surgical procedure, specifically fast-track coronary bypass and colon resection, the common intent of the researchers was to demonstrate the ability of Deltex Medical's esophageal Doppler monitoring (EDM) to help reduce post-operative morbidity and shorten length of hospital stay.