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Relating to the colon.
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adjective Referring to the colon.

noun See Colon therapy.
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Relating to the colon.
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Patient discussion about colonic

Q. How is colon cancer diagnosed?

A. thank you lamsophie, great answer...

Q. how successful is the treatment of removing the colon? Are there any people who have had their colons removed successfullly? What other treatment options are there and how successful are they?

A. colon removal is a treatment for various situation, usually a last resort treatment...when anything else just wouldn't or couldn't work.
it's "success" as a treatment depends on the cause. i can tell you that this is the area that absorbs B12 and bile and most of the water, so expect a shortage of that three. in the water and bile case- expect watery stool...
sorry all that doesn't seem such a nice state but when Dr. come to the point they have to do it- there must be a good enough reason.

Q. Is colon cancer hereditary? My uncle died of colon cancer and as I've been having some unexplained problems these days- of vomiting etc I'm really afraid I may have it as well. Is it hereditary? What are the first symptoms?

A. Thank you Bianca for your answers! helped a lot...this is a great site!

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published an article on thermal ablation of mucosal defect margins after colonic endoscopic mucosal resection.
Collect the colonic tissue specimen and determine contents of colonic mucosal tissue TLR4/9 and NF-kB of each group of rats through the immunohistochemistry and Western blot after the treatment.
A 4-m hydrophilic straight-tip 0.035 inch x 450 cm JAG wire (Boston Scientific, Washington, DC, USA) was passed through the colonoscope and into the occluded colonic lumen under direct visualization [Figure 1]c, then 8.5F guiding catheter (ENVOY, Cordis, FL, USA) was exchanged to arrive at the distal ostium of the stricture after removing the endoscope, and the tract was opacified by the injection of iodinated contrast and air to provide a double-contrast image that could clearly display the occlusion or stricture site of the diseased.
The serosal tears were repaired, and the colonic rupture was treated with ileostomy.
Colonic NETs are exceptionally rare especially hepatic flexure of the colon.
All consecutive adult patients who underwent surgical resection for histologically proven invasive colonic cancer in a 12-month period between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, were included.
We searched the electronic files of the University of California, Irvine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, for all cases accessioned during the interval 1990-2008 involving pancolectomy and containing the term colonic inertia in the clinical history.
Although over-the-scope clips (OTSCs) are recommended for larger colonic perforations (>10mm) as the first choice in specific cases, their high cost limits their utility in developing countries.
All rats were sacrificed after EGCG withdrawal; rat colonic mucosa was fixed in 10% formaldehyde, decalcified, dehydrated, permeabilized, embedded in wax, and sliced into 5 [micro]m thick sections with a microtome.
Neostigmine is a reversible anticholinesterase inhibitor that potentiates the effects of the parasympathetic system and improves colonic motility, causing effective colonic decompression up to 88%.
Distal colonic tissues were fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde (dissolved in PBS) and embedded in paraffin and stained with hematoxylin and eosin.