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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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(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 in C.
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][3],[13],[14],[15] 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.[sup][16],[17],[18],[19]
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.
Total colectomy 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.

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