colectomy

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colectomy

[kə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of all or a portion of the colon.
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Segmental or total colectomy with or without primary anastomosis
He subsequently developed multiple rectal and colonic polyps, for which a total colectomy was performed.
However, because of the severity of the course of the disease, he underwent an urgent total colectomy with terminal ileostomy.
Ross had to undergo a total colectomy and now uses an ileostomy bag is part of his everyday life.
They develop the cancer relatively early in life and the only treatment is surgery, often a total colectomy - the removal of the entire colon.
Right hemicolectomy (27), left hemicolectomy (6), transverse colectomy (2), sigmoid resection (10), ileocolectomy (1), total colectomy (1), high anterior resection (8), low anterior resection (1), abdominoperitoneal resection (1), small bowel resection with adhesiolysis (5), small bowel resection with ischaemia (1), segmental gastrectomy (1), distal gastrectomy (3), total gastrectomy (2), radical subtotal gastrectomy (1) radical total gastrectomy (0), distal pancreatectomy (1), Whipple's operation (11), 2 stage oesophagectomy (Ivor-Lewis) (10), 3 stage oesophagectomy (McKewon) (3).
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