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hemicolectomy

 [hem″e-ko-lek´to-me]
excision of approximately half of the colon.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hem·i·col·ec·to·my

(hem'ē-kō-lek'tō-mē),
Removal of the right or left side of the colon.
[hemi- + G. kolon, colon, + ektomē, excision]
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hemicolectomy

(hĕm′ē-kə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the right or left side of the colon.
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hem·i·col·ec·to·my

(hem'ē-kō-lek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the right or left side of the colon.
[hemi- + G. kolon, colon, + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hemicolectomy

Surgical removal of one half of the large intestine (colon).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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(1) We performed right hemicolectomy in our first case and right hemicolectomy with terminal ileum resection in our second case.
Patients (N = 128) n (%) Gender, male 93 (71.9%) Age, years (range) 67.8 (37-87) Family history of colorectal 19 (14.8%) cancer History of IBD 3 (2.3%) Sessile polyps 55 (39.8%) Polyp size, mm [+ or -] SD 28.9 [+ or -] 19.3 Location of polyp -- Ascending/cecum 89 (69.5%) Transverse 4 (3.1%) Descending 5 (3.9%) Sigmoid 17 (13.3%) Rectal 5 (3.9%) Unclear or more than one 8 (6.3%) concerning polyp Operation performed -- Right hemicolectomy 85 (66.4%) Left hemicolectomy 9 (7.0%) Rectosigmoid resection 19 (14.8%) Total colectomy 3 (2.3%) Segmental resection (other) 12 (9.4%) Characteristics of patients at the time of segmental resection for large colonic polyps.
There was gangrenous changes of the caecum and right colon with its anterior wall showing multiple ischemic areas and necrosis; some of them are perforated with gross picture of ischemic changes, others thinned out and were about to perforate in subhepatic area; right hemicolectomy and iliostomy were performed till the area of normal color of the colon was reached (see Figures 1(c) and 1(d)).
Total or partial gastrectomy or hemicolectomy has also been performed for bleeding into the stomach or colon.
She underwent right hemicolectomy and was referred to us for further management.
Based on our diagnosis, right sided limited hemicolectomy was done and resected specimen (fig-2) was sent to our institute for histopathology.
Burjeel Hospital's consultant colorectal surgeons, Dr Mathew Tytherleigh and Dr Abdul Rahman Omer, performed a Right Hemicolectomy, a surgery to remove part of the colon, or large intestine, on Fosberg.
According to the tumour board recommendation, a left hemicolectomy with regional lymph node removal was performed and the diagnosis of an invasive adenocarcinoma was confirmed [Dukes classification C; T3c N2 (6/9) L1 V1 R0].
Patients who underwent one of five open or laparoscopic surgical procedures were included (right hemicolectomy, left colectomy, subtotal colectomy, low anterior resection with loop stomas, rectal resection with permanent stoma).
Alternately enlarge the incision and be ready for right hemicolectomy. One can try to remove the appendix but its base should always be ligated otherwise you may get faecal fistula.