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co·lon·ic

(ko-lon'ik),
Relating to the colon.

colonic

/co·lon·ic/ (ko-lon´ik)
1. pertaining to the colon.

colonic

See colon.

colonic

adjective Referring to the colon.

noun See Colon therapy.

co·lon·ic

(kō-lon'ik)
Relating to the colon.

colonic (k·lˑ·nik),

adj pertaining to the colon.

colonic (k·lˑ·nik),

n irrigation of colon for cleansing by injecting large amounts of fluid.

colonic

pertaining to or arising from the colon.

colonic aganglionosis
see colonic aganglionosis.
colonic atony
colonic atresia
affected neonates appear normal at birth but develop abdominal distention quickly. No feces are passed and death occurs at about one week unless surgical repair is effected. The defect occurs sporadically in most species. In horses and cattle it can be inherited, in cattle it can result from over-vigorous palpation of the fetus between 35 and 41 days gestation at pregnancy diagnosis, but the cause is not determined in most cases.
colonic bands
see teniacoli.
colonic constriction
due to contraction of peritoneal adhesions in horses; causes chronic or intermittent colic.
colonic contraction
permanent inability of colon to dilate due to congenital aganglionosis.
colonic crypt
straight tubular glands in the colonic mucosa.
colonic entrapment
see left colonic displacement (below).
colonic foreign body
foreign bodies, e.g. halter shanks, are found in the colon in horses, having passed the gastric sphincter and the ileocecal valve; quickly encrusted with salts.
colonic impaction
intractable constipation occurs in dogs and cats, primarily with obstruction by foreign material and secondarily when there is an obstruction to the normal passage of feces, including retention because of pain at defecation. See also colon impaction colic of horses.
colonic infarction
see thromboembolic colic.
colonic ischemia
deprivation of blood supply to all or part of the colon. See also intestinal torsion, intestinal strangulation, intestinal obstruction colic.
colonic obstruction
see colonic impaction (above), intestinal obstruction.
right dorsal colonic displacement
displacement of the right dorsal colon in the horse to the area between the right body wall and the cecum, in an anterior direction so that the pelvic flexure comes to lie against the diaphragm.
colonic rupture
occurs, apparently spontaneously, in mares at foaling, death occurring soon afterwards.
colonic torsion
in horses, see under equine colic. In cattle, torsion of the coiled colon is an acute obstruction with coils of gas-distended colon visible in the right flank and palpable per rectum.
colonic wash
fecal samples can be collected from reptiles by flushing the colon with saline through a catheter inserted through the cloaca and into the colon.

Patient discussion about colonic

Q. How is colon cancer diagnosed?

A. thank you lamsophie, great answer...

Q. how successful is the treatment of removing the colon? Are there any people who have had their colons removed successfullly? What other treatment options are there and how successful are they?

A. colon removal is a treatment for various situation, usually a last resort treatment...when anything else just wouldn't or couldn't work.
it's "success" as a treatment depends on the cause. i can tell you that this is the area that absorbs B12 and bile and most of the water, so expect a shortage of that three. in the water and bile case- expect watery stool...
sorry all that doesn't seem such a nice state but when Dr. come to the point they have to do it- there must be a good enough reason.

Q. Is colon cancer hereditary? My uncle died of colon cancer and as I've been having some unexplained problems these days- of vomiting etc I'm really afraid I may have it as well. Is it hereditary? What are the first symptoms?

A. Thank you Bianca for your answers! helped a lot...this is a great site!

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The very best single institution mortality rate for emergency surgery for colonic obstruction is 3%,6 but this is not typical of most surgeons' experience worldwide, with mortality rates around 10 - 25%7,8 reported in various series.
Indeed, we would argue that colonic stenting should be the first-line treatment of left-sided malignant colonic obstruction, with surgery reserved for those patients where there is clinical suspicion of bowel infarction or perforation (evidenced by peritonitis, acidosis or signs of sepsis) or where stent placement is unsuccessful.
While colonic stenting and single-stage surgery without stoma formation may be regarded as the ideal standard of care in malignant colonic obstruction, one must take into consideration the available surgical expertise when recommending an appropriate treatment strategy for these patients.
Similarly, single-stage emergency surgery for colonic obstruction is not always appropriate.
Malignant colonic obstruction carries a high mortality rate.
The new stent expands Cook's line of Evolution controlled-release stents and is used to palliate uncomfortable symptoms associated with colonic obstructions caused by malignant neoplasms and relieve large-bowel obstructions prior to colectomy procedures.
It is also the first enteral stent to be cleared as a bridge to surgery for patients with malignant colonic obstructions, enabling patients to avoid a temporary colostomy when surgery is indicated.
The enteral stent allows physicians to palliate both duodenal and colonic obstructions and allows patients to avoid a temporary colostomy when surgery is indicated.