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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Her health suffered dramatically and resulted in a life-saving total proctocolectomy - surgery to remove the colon and rectum - in 2009.
Fleshman: It would have to be a laparoscopic total proctocolectomy ileal-pouch anal anastomosis.
Total proctocolectomy or proctectomy with stoma creation
Finally, despite receiving standard therapy, more than half of all patients will experience an exacerbation of their disease with proctocolectomy (surgical removal of the rectum and all or parts of the colon) as their only alternative.
Restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis has become a standard procedure for patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and chronic ulcerative colitis.
It is easily conceivable in our case that this mesothelial inclusion could have been created with closure of the peritoneum following the patient's proctocolectomy years before.
Fulminant Clostridium difficile enteritis after proctocolectomy and ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.
Obstructing inflammatory fibroid polyp in pelvic ileal reservoir after restorative proctocolectomy in ulcerative colitis: report of a case.
Total proctocolectomy was performed; an ileo-anal pouch anastomosis was not recommended in view of the patient's age and possible further complications.
The type of surgery, usually total proctocolectomy either with ileostomy or with a pouch, was not significantly linked to the complication rate.
In FAP, the initial procedure (late teens to early twenties) should be total colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis, followed approximately 10 years later by proctocolectomy and ileal pouch construction.