colectomy

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colectomy

 [ko-lek´to-me]
excision of the colon or of a portion of it.

col·ec·to·my

(kō-lek'tō-mē),
Excision of a segment or of the entire colon.
[G. kolon, colon, + ektomē, excision]

colectomy

(kə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. colecto·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the colon.

colectomy

GI disease The surgical removal of various lengths of the colon; partial colectomies–with a rim or margin of healthy Tx are motivated by CA and acute diverticulitis; more complete colectomies–hemi-colectomy, total colectomy are indicated for long-standing ulcerative colitis, familial adenomatous polyposis, premalignant conditions which eventuate into cancer. See Open colectomy.

col·ec·to·my

(kŏ-lek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a segment or all of the colon.
[G. kolon, colon, + ektomē, excision]

colectomy

Surgical removal of the large intestine (COLON). When this is done, a new outlet must be made for the lower end of the remaining intestine, in the form of a COLOSTOMY or ILEOSTOMY.

Colectomy

Surgical removal of the large bowel.
Mentioned in: Intestinal Polyps
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Dr Kumar conducted a total colectomy, removing the entire length of the large intestine and excised several parts of his small intestines, cleaned up the decay and put an external drain.
(6) The 17-year-old daughter underwent a total colectomy and ileorectal anastomosis because she was thought to have FAP, and the operation was performed to reduce the risk of colonic malignancy.
difficile--associated disease after undergoing a total colectomy, subsequent resection of a large portion of ileum when the sepsis did not resolve, and 14 days of intensive antibiotic therapy with intravenous metronidazole and oral and rectal vancomycin.
The decision for performing a total colectomy was evaluated by the treating medical staff and was not controlled by our study investigators.
A number of factors influenced her nutritional status, including decreased gut motility in the initial phases of the disease, nausea and vomiting, multiple abdominal operations necessitating 1her to avoid eating (NPO), a total colectomy, and a period of rotavirus gastro-enteritis.
WASHINGTON -- Patients with inflammatory bowel disease had a one-third higher risk for having a recurrent Clostridium difficile infection than did the general population, and a 20-fold higher risk for needing a total colectomy because of the infection, a study showed.
* Subtotal or total colectomy with end ileostomy (laparoscopic or open approach)
noticed that symptoms may develop or worsen after total colectomy in patients with UC [10].
Cunningham, "Single-port laparoscopic total colectomy for medically uncontrolled colitis," Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, vol.
The patient underwent total colectomy in 1991 because of supposed ulcerative colitis.
His uncle was a patient with ankylosing spondylitis and underwent total colectomy and ileostomy for exacerbations of IBD nearly ten years ago.
He discussed in detail the sub-total and total colectomy. His advice was that two senior surgeons should operate, work together and learn from each other.

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