proctocolectomy


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proc·to·co·lec·to·my

(prok'tō-kō-lek'tŏ-mē),
Surgical removal of the rectum together with part or all of the colon.
[procto- + G. kolon, colon, + ektomē, excision]

proctocolectomy

(prŏk′tō-kə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the rectum and all or part of the colon.

proctocolectomy

[prok′tōkəlek′təmē]
a surgical procedure in which the anus, rectum, and colon are removed. An ileostomy is created for the removal of digestive tract wastes. The procedure treats severe, intractable ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. See also ileoanal anastomosis.

proctocolectomy

Surgical removal of the rectum and a variable length of colon Indications Prophylactic for Pts with extensive long-term ulcerative colitis

proc·to·co·lec·to·my

(prok'tō-kŏ-lek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of the rectum together with part or all of the colon.
[procto- + G. kolon, colon, + ektomē, excision]
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Only 2 patients had undergone surgery, 1 of whom underwent total proctocolectomy with ileal pouch.
A systematic review of quality of life after total proctocolectomy with ileostomy or IPAA which included thirteen studies reporting a total of 1604 patients showed that neither procedure was found to be superior with regard to health-related quality of life.
ulcerative colitis or FAP) requires a total proctocolectomy with either an ileoanal pull-through procedure or an ileostomy.
After the operation in 2008, also known as a proctocolectomy, Mrs Wilson experienced compartment syndrome in both legs.
Postoperative liver enzyme abnormalities are related to staged restorative proctocolectomy.
49) If the surgery is elective, total proctocolectomy is followed by creation of a pouch.
Total abdominal colectomy and end ileostomy is the procedure of choice in emergency settings,8 whereas most frequent elective procedure performed for UC is the restorative proctocolectomy with IPAA.
The outcome after restorative proctocolectomy with or without defunctioning ileostomy.
Patients with severe colitis refractory to maximal medical therapy undergo either a proctocolectomy with ileostomy, catheterizable stoma, or ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) [2, 3].
The TLPC-I technique allows the surgeons to proceed total proctocolectomy and ileoanal J-pouch anastomosis without abdominal incision.
Restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) has been shown to increase dyspareunia and it can significantly reduce fertility [4].