(2) The aforementioned predictors of colectomy
(on admission and on day 3 of corticosteroid therapy) have been identified from cohorts in other regions of the world, mostly USA and Europe.
Using instrumental variable methods to address selection bias, we evaluated outcomes of laparoscopic and open colectomy
. Our instrument was the regional use of laparoscopy in the year prior to a patient's operation.
One case rebled and was unsuccessfully reembolized, thus requiring sigmoid colectomy
. Two cases developed ischaemia and underwent segmental colectomy
The authors concluded that the blowhole procedure is still indicated for selected patients with TM in high risk situations that specifically display the need for assessment of its place as an alternative to colectomy
The subtotal colectomy
was for clostridium difficile colitis not responsive to antibiotics.
Delgado et al., "Laparoscopy-assisted colectomy
versus open colectomy
for treatment of non-metastatic colon cancer: a randomised trial," Lancet, vol.
Of the 148,637 open colectomies in NSQIP from 2005 to 2012, 19,649 emergent open colectomy
cases were included in the final analysis after exclusion criteria were applied.
The incidence of proctocolectomy is only 3.0–7.0% in UC patients in Asian countries, which is lower than that in Western countries.[sup],,, Furthermore, there are limited studies from the Asian countries that focused on the risk factors for postoperative complications; they showed that preoperative corticosteroids, old age, emergent and delayed surgery worsened the outcomes following colectomy
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.
Using Medicare data on patients hospitalized for coronary artery bypass graft surgery, colectomy
, or lower extremity bypass in 1998-2010, rates of risk-adjusted 30day mortality and failure to rescue were compared between Magnet and non-Magnet hospitals matched on hospital characteristics.
is a common surgical procedure, which is being performed in patients with intractable ulcerative colitis and those who have familial forms of colorectal cancer such as familial adenomatous polyposis.
The CRC's team of surgeonical experts in gynaecology, urology and general surgery have so far performed more than 650 surgeries, including the first robotic colectomy
on the island.