appendicostomy

appendicostomy

 [ah-pen″dĭ-kos´tah-me]
surgical creation of an opening into the vermiform appendix.
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ap·pen·di·cos·to·my

(ă-pen'di-kos'tō-mē),
An operation to create an opening into the intestine through the tip of the appendix, previously attached to the anterior abdominal wall.
[appendico- + G. stoma, mouth]
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appendicostomy

(ə-pĕn′dĭ-kŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical opening of the tip of the veriform appendix to irrigate the bowel.
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appendicostomy

An obsolete surgical procedure attributed to RF Weir (1835–1927), in which an intestinal stoma was “ported” through the tip of the vermiform appendix to the anterior abdominal wall.
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ap·pen·di·cos·to·my

(ă-pen'di-kos'tǒ-mē)
An operation for opening into the intestine through the tip of the vermiform appendix, previously attached to the anterior abdominal wall.
[appendico- + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Combination of pseudocontinent perineal colostomy and appendicostomy: a new approach in the treatment of low rectal cancer.
Appendicostomy was established in 4 (10%) boys and 3 (25%) girls (p = 0.3).
The frequency of patients with appendicostomy was relatively high (10% among the boys and 25% among the girls) compared to previous literature.
Boys (n = 39) Girls (n = 12) p value Follow-up (years) 4 (0.1-10) 5 (0.5-9) 0.1 (a) Complications Urinary fistula n = 2 0 1 (b) Stricture n = 1 Appendicostomy n = 4 (10%) n = 3 (25%) 0.3 (b) Colostomy n = 3 (8%) n = 0 (0%) 1 (b) OnabotulinumtoxinA n = 2 (5%) n = 1 (8%) 0.56 (b) (a) Mann-Whitney U test significant at p < 0.05.
Reoperations and additional operations, such as appendicostomy, were registered for the whole period until long-term follow-up.
According to this program, the indication for appendicostomy was a desire for greater autonomy in patients regularly treated with colonic washouts or when patients in need of enemas experienced strong unwillingness to a rectal approach because of anatomical or psychological reasons.
A four-year-old boy underwent colonic resection and appendicostomy, with anaesthesia comprising propofol and remifentanil infusions, epidural analgesia and monitoring including Bispectral Index (Aspect Medical Systems, Newton, MA, USA).
48 children with DPAP, complicated by IP (second group), in the case of ineffective treatment and stimulation of motor-evacuative function of the stomach were additionally treated by retrograde decompression of small intestine using special tube through cecostomy or appendicostomy.