Panproctocolectomy | definition of panproctocolectomy by Medical dictionary
panproctocolectomy (pan″prok″tō-kŏ-lek′tŏ-mē) [ pan- + procto- + colectomy]
Surgical removal of the entire large intestine, from the anus, to the rectum, and the length of the large bowel. It is a treatment for severe cases of inflammatory bowel disease and is followed by the creation of an ileostomy.
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The patient's other comorbidities included an ileostomy for ulcerative colitis (panproctocolectomy
in 1969), chronic kidney disease (baseline creatinine of 200 umol/L), type 2 insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, ischaemic heart disease, and Coeliac disease.
Mumtaz Maher showed some video clips of laparoscopic anatomy and access and Right Colectomy which was followed by live demonstration of Restorative Panproctocolectomy
A 75-year-old gentleman with prior history of rectal cancer in the setting of ulcerative colitis treated 3 years earlier with a panproctocolectomy
underwent a surveillance abdominopelvic CT scan.