sigmoidostomy

sigmoidostomy

 [sig″moi-dos´tah-me]
surgical creation of an opening from the surface of the body into the sigmoid colon.
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sig·moi·dos·to·my

(sig'moy-dos'tŏ-mē),
Establishment of an artificial anus by opening into the sigmoid colon.
[sigmoido- + G. stoma, mouth]
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sigmoidostomy

(sĭg′moi-dŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Establishment of an artificial anus by surgically creating an opening into the sigmoid colon.
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sig·moi·dos·to·my

(sig'moy-dos'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of an artificial anus by opening into the sigmoid colon.
[sigmoido- + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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A total 62 patients with stoma, 48 (77%) had ileostomy, 6 (10%) with transverse colostomy, 8 (13%) patients with sigmoidostomy. (Flow-Chart 1)
One month after operation, this patient required a partial resection of the anterior rectum wall with insertion of a protective double sigmoidostomy. Abdomen-perineal closure of the fistula with suprapubic bladder drainage was performed one week later.
This can be accomplished by uretro- sigmoidostomy i.e.
(5,20-24) Simple operative detorsion, various methods of sigmoid fixation, extraperitonealisation of non-gangrenous sigmoid volvulus, mesosigmoidoplasty (-pexy), percutaneous sigmoidostomy, and primary resection with or without anastomosis have all been advocated as surgical treatments for sigmoid volvulus.
Effect of water irrigations on human colonic mucosa structuxe after sigmoidostomy. Dis Colon Rectum.