sigmoidectomy


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Related to sigmoidectomy: sigmoid colon, sigmoidoscopy

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

/sig·moid·ec·to·my/ (sig″moi-dek´tah-me) excision of part or all of the sigmoid colon.

sigmoidectomy

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

sigmoidectomy

[sig′moidek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, sigma + eidos + ektomē, excision
excision of the sigmoid flexure of the colon, most commonly performed to remove a malignant tumor. A large percentage of cancers of the lower bowel occur in 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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Single-access laparoscopic sigmoidectomy as definitive surgical management of prior diverticulitis in a human patient.
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
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.
The patient returned to the ward and had an uneventful elective laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for a redundant sigmoid colon 3 days later.