colopexy

colopexy

 [kol´o-pek″se]
surgical fixation or suspension of the colon.

col·o·pex·y

(kol'ō-pek'sē),
Attachment of a portion of the colon to the abdominal wall.
[colo- + G. pēxis, fixation]

colopexy

/co·lo·pexy/ (ko´lo-pek″se) surgical fixation or suspension of the colon.

colopexy

A surgical procedure in which part of the colon is attached to the abdominal wall. While the procedure is used for domestic pets, it is not commonly performed on humans

col·o·pex·y

(kō'lō-pek-sē)
Attachment of a portion of the colon to the abdominal wall.
[colo- + G. pēxis, fixation]

colopexy

surgical fixation or suspension of the colon, usually to the dorsolateral abdominal wall to prevent recurring rectal prolapse.
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8) Rarely, the condition may require surgical interventions like colectomy, hepatopexy, or laparoscopic colopexy if the patient develops complications like refractory ileus, colonic volvulus, or bowel ischemia.
Minimally invasive colopexy for pediatric Chilaiditi syndrome.
18) Contrast studies enable monitoring of the effectiveness of the colopexy in maintaining cloacal position and allowing normal gastrointestinal tract function.
Use of colopexy to correct eversion of the cloacal mucosa in a mynah bird.
Operative therapy for cecal volvulus combining resection with colopexy.
Operative therapy for caecal volvulus combining resection with colopexy.
Non-operative procedures included decompression by rigid or flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy and barium enema; non-resectional procedures included operative detorsion, mesosigmoidoplasty, colopexy and extraperitonealisation; and resectional procedures included PRA, HP, Mikulicz resection, exteriorisation and subtotal colectomy.
Percutaneous deflation and colopexy for volvulus of the sigmoid colon: a new approach.
It was therefore decided to treat the animal with colopexy.
In the literature, patients who were operated because of volvulus, incarceration, perforation and acute abdomen and who had undergone colectomy or colopexy have been reported (6,7).
Detorsion, colopexy or partial colon resection has been proposed.