gastrocolic


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Related to gastrocolic: gastrocolic fistula

gastrocolic

 [gas″tro-kol´ik]
pertaining to or communicating with the stomach and colon.

gas·tro·co·lic

(gas'trō-kol'ik),
Relating to the stomach and colon.

gastrocolic

adjective Referring to the stomach and colon.

gas·tro·co·lic

(gas'trō-kol'ik)
Relating to the stomach and the colon.

gastrocolic

Pertaining to the stomach and the colon. A gastrocolic fistula is an abnormal connection between the inside of the stomach and the inside of the colon.

gas·tro·co·lic

(gas'trō-kol'ik)
Relating to stomach and colon.
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Following the presented spleen preserving laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy technique, there is not necessary to enter the lesser sac by dividing the gastrocolic ligament, in order to mobilize the pancreas.
It is important to schedule defecation the same time every day to take advantage of natural body rhythms and the gastrocolic reflex (Paris et al., 2011).
Food in the stomach triggers the gastrocolic reflex, which means that something in the first part of the gastrointestinal tract triggers an increased activity in the last part.
Factors contributing to constipation are numerous, but foremost are the neurologic dysfunctions of decreased gastrointestinal motility and loss of gastrocolic reflexes.
Motor activity in the colon is strongly stimulated following ingestion of a meal via the gastrocolic reflex.
Late presentation of a gastrocolic fistula after percutaneous flouroscopic gastrostomy.
Tenesmus and increased gastrocolic reflex were also very common symptoms being complained of by 44% and 41% of cases respectively.
The gastrocolic ligament was opened and short gastric vessels were divided using a harmonic dissector (Figure-1).
(2.) Shaik AS, Singh B, Haffejee AA: Gastrocolic fistula as a complication of benign gastric ulcer.
Major complications resulting from PEG tube placement reported in the literature include peritonitis, haemorrhage, Buried Bumper syndrome and gastrocolic fistula.13 Only 3 patients (2.2%) in our study had PEG related major complications.
To fully assess the pancreas, the lesser sac is entered through the gastrocolic omentum outside the gastroepiploic arcade4 and, by retracting the transverse colon inferiorly and the stomach superiorly, exposure of the anterior surface and the superior and inferior borders of the body and tail of the pancreas is obtained.
Surgery confirmed gastrocolic and jejunocolic fistulas requiring intestinal resection and diversion.