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

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]
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Other accessory measures may be represented by crural fixation of the gastric conduit and anterior abdominal wall colopexy [1, 5, 11].
(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.
Mayo, "Button colopexy for prolapse of colon through colonic stoma," Staff Meetings of the Mayo Clinic, vol.
(18) Contrast studies enable monitoring of the effectiveness of the colopexy in maintaining cloacal position and allowing normal gastrointestinal tract function.
Operative therapy for cecal volvulus combining resection with colopexy. Am J Surg.2005; 189(2): 211-13.
Operative therapy for caecal volvulus combining resection with colopexy. Am J Surg 2005;189:211-3.
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.
It was therefore decided to treat the animal with colopexy. The descending colon was identified and pushed cranially to reduce the prolapse.
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.
Operative therapy for cecal volvulus combining resection with colopexy. American Journal of Surgery, v.189, p.211-213, 2005.