colectomy

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colectomy

[kə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of all or a portion of the colon.
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The patient in this report underwent ileum and colon resection because of injuries to the superior mesenteric artery, ileum, and colon she had developed after a firearm wounding; 4 months after the injury, she developed short bowel syndrome and underwent ileum transplantation from a cadaver and MSC transplantation to prevent rejection.
As this cohort was defined based on having surgery in Medicare, it included only patients who underwent a cancer surgery reimbursed by Medicare, and thus did not include patients who may have been eligible for the VHA cohort, but underwent lung or colon resections in the VHA.
The 51-year old star was admitted to Hollywood's Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he underwent a two-hour colon resection operation.
Her medical history was significant for a diagnosis of mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the appendix with metastasis to the omentum and extreme intraperitoneal carcinomatosis in 1998, with subsequent appendectomy, colon resection, omentectomy, and chemotherapy.
In January 2000, she underwent a colon resection for colon carcinoma and received adjuvant chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil until August 2000 and an investigational tumor vaccine (CeaVac) from February 2000 until April 2002.
Colon ischemia was first described as caused by ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery during aortic reconstruction or colon resection but is now recognized to have many potential causes.
Because a metastatic workup was negative, the patient underwent laparotomy with rectosigmoid colon resection and low anterior reanastomosis.
Currently, the approach to lymph node assessment in colorectal cancer is to remove the entire lymph node basin during colon resection surgery, resulting in a large number of lymph nodes for pathology analysis.
The patient had had a laparoscopy and colon resection, they were bleeding and I had to come back and operate.
Advanced age need not be an impediment to laparoscopic surgery for colon resection or paraesophageal hernia.
Two days later, a low anterior colon resection was performed and the patient was discharged from the hospital 5 days later.
A 65 year-old male undergoes a colon resection for carcinoma.