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ascending colon

[ə′send·iŋ ′kōl·ən]
(anatomy)
The portion of the colon that extends from the cecum to the bend on the right side below the liver.
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There were also multiple raised ulcerated lesions in the ascending colon (Figure 3).
ENTOCORT EC is a first-line therapy and the only pharmacological product indicated for both induction and maintenance of mild to moderate active Crohn's disease involving the ileum and/or the ascending colon, the sites of disease for approximately 70% of patients.
The presentation reported here is unusual in that there was encasement of the terminal ileum within a sac, and this itself, along with rest of the small bowel, stomach and ascending colon was encased within a larger sac.
Its specifically designed oral formulation allows local release in the ilium and the ascending colon.
3,7) Barium enema demonstrates projection of the gas-dilated caecum anterior to the barium filled ascending colon.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to market ENTOCORT(TM) EC (budesonide) capsules for the treatment of mild-to-moderate, active Crohn's disease involving the ileum and/or ascending colon.
A small area extended into the caecum and ascending colon.
This intelligent capsule technology delivers new drugs, new formulations or new drug delivery technologies in a range of physical forms -- such as a solution or a powder -- to specific regions of the human gastrointestinal tract, such as the proximal small bowel, the distal small bowel and the ascending colon.
In a further study using radiolabelled PULSINCAP(TM) devices in six volunteers, it was shown that a capsule could remain intact throughout the stomach and small intestine and could release its contents on arrival in the ascending colon.
The disease involved the ascending colon alone in one case and the cecum and ascending colon in the other.
The majority of the colonic adenocarcinomas originate in the cecum or ascending colon (38 percent), and the sigmoid colon (35 percent).
The surgery consisted of a complete esophagectomy, ascending colon interposition, and an ileotraverse colostomy.

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