hemicolectomy


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hemicolectomy

[¦he·mē·kə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a portion of the colon.
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A 64-year-old woman was admitted to the intensive care unit for management of septic shock from abdominal sepsis due to colonic perforation, for which a laparotomy and hemicolectomy had been performed.
8) Merrick reported metastatic involvement of the left tympanic cavity in a patient who had undergone a hemicolectomy for an adenocarcinoma of the descending colon 6 years earlier.
A right hemicolectomy with stapled side-to-side anastomosis was then performed to remove the compromised bowel and the foramen was left open.
The 2 injured portions of the small bowel were resected and reanastomosed and an extended right hemicolectomy was performed with an ileocolic anastomosis.
A right hemicolectomy was performed because of the high level of suspicion of a perforated diverticulum (Fig.
Age Condition Gender APACHE II 73 Anterior resection M 8 73 Cardiac failure F 10 63 Pneumonia M 10 78 SAH F 19 52 Haemorrhage M 7 49 MVA M 16 58 Hemicolectomy F 10 69 Gastrectomy M 13 63 Pneumonia M 15 76 CABG F 14 71 CABG M 21 60 Exacerbation COAD M 21 79 Gastrectomy F 11 30 Heart failure M 10 49 Cardiac arrest M 9 72 Pneumonia M 24 71 Laparotomy M 17 38 Stroke M 17 69 Multitrauma M 14 75 Hemicolectomy M 31 Ventilation Age Mode Fi[O.
In 1995 Sharon had another operation, this time a right hemicolectomy and she had a ileostomy bag fitted.
A hemicolectomy and excision of a prominent mesenteric lymph node was performed.
Targan: If a doctor has to do surgery, one of the options is to do a hemicolectomy [removal of half of the colon] and not do a proctocolectomy [removal of the entire colon and rectum] at all.
The patient's history included a right hemicolectomy in 2011 and surgery for kidney stones in both kidneys followed by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and left side ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URS) in 2003.
A right hemicolectomy is frequently performed if a malignant cause is suspected based on imaging or on intraoperative frozen section (4).