sigmoidectomy


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sigmoidectomy

 [sig″moi-dek´tah-me]
excision of the sigmoid colon.

sig·moi·dec·to·my

(sig'moy-dek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the sigmoid colon.
[sigmoid- + G. ektomē, excision]

sigmoidectomy

(sĭg′moi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of the sigmoid colon.

sig·moi·dec·to·my

(sig'moy-dek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the sigmoid colon.
[sigmoid- + G. ektomē, excision]
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Three months later, the patient was thus readmitted for elective laparoscopic sigmoidectomy. The colostomy was excised, the left colon was mobilized, and a mechanical double stapling colorectal anastomosis was performed.
Single-access laparoscopic sigmoidectomy as definitive surgical management of prior diverticulitis in a human patient.
Definitive sigmoidectomy is considered in the acute setting if there is evidence of nonviable or perforated colon, or after the resolution of the acute phase of sigmoid volvulus to prevent recurrence (Grade 1c) [11].
In the fourth patient who had laparotomy and sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease, neither the midline scar nor the extensive intraabdominal adhesions affected the procedure or outcome of the LERV technique.
Data were collected from surgical records of patients ([greater than or equal to] 18 years) if they had a positive anastomotic leak test during a planned colorectal resection procedure (left hemicolectomy, sigmoidectomy, or anterior rectum resection) where anastomosis was established with a circular stapler.
of Pts) Pts) Esophagus HTN (1) II (5) THE (5) Asthma (2) III (2) TTE (2) Rectum HTN (1) III (1) APR (4), antr II (5) exntrn (1), LAR(1) Stomach HTN [2] III (1) Subtotal Gastr II (7) (1), distal gastr (7) Thyroid Nil II (3) Total Thyroidectomy Kidney Nil II (3) Radical nephrectomy Colon Nil II (1) Sigmoidectomy Lung HTN (1) III (1) Lobectomy GCT Nil II (1) LSS
This new technique consisted in a sigmoidectomy followed by a terminal colostomy in the left iliac fossa and closure of the rectal stump.
(6) Given the impossibility of non-operative detorsion in Mali and the high risk of recurrence (13.5% in 30 days after intervention), (6) we carried out a sigmoidectomy with anastomosis.
Surgical approach was broadened to include a right hemicolectomy, sigmoidectomy with colostomy and segmental small bowel resection.
In her medical history, she had hysterectomy, bilateral adnexectomy, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, and sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis.
Third, operations included incision of perianal abscess, anal fistula fix, intestinal anastomosis, total intraabdominal colectomy, ileostomy, intestine exteriorization, transverse colostomy, sigmoidectomy, Hartmann's rectum resection, enterolysis, and exploratory laparotomy.
The patient returned to the ward and had an uneventful elective laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for a redundant sigmoid colon 3 days later.