colectomy

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colectomy

[kə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of all or a portion of the colon.
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Severe complicated disease has resulted in an increased number of colectomies and deaths.
Eight resections were low anterior sigmoid colectomies with colorectal anastomosis, and 2 were right hemicolectomies.
Evaluation of the efficacy, safety and tolerability of prucalopride (Resolor(R)) given subcutaneously in patients undergoing elective partial colectomies.
It was only because of our collaboration with our surgeons that we realized colectomies had sort of hit the roof.
Progenics Pharmaceuticals conducted a phase 2 study of intravenous methylnaltrexone in patients who had undergone segmental colectomies.
based clinicians have noted that they are experiencing increases in CDAD patient caseload, patients with severe CDAD or treatment relapses, and more frequent colectomies or deaths attributable to CDAD.
Analysis of the data did show some evidence that the more colectomies a hospital performed the lower the mortality, but that held only for the urban hospitals.
Subjects underwent segmental colectomies - removal of a portion of the colon - primarily due to cancer or diverticular disease.
centers are experiencing larger increases in patient case-load, patients with severe CDAD, treatment relapses and attributable colectomies than in other parts of the world.
Specifically, all of the patients on the study underwent segmental colectomies, a removal of a portion of their colon, usually for cancer.
difficile associated with increased colectomies and patient deaths.
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