colectomy


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colectomy

[kə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of all or a portion of the colon.
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In order to optimise management of this life-threatening condition, it is important to identify patients at presentation who will be at high risk of complications and may require colectomy; these individuals would then receive urgent and aggressive therapy with intravenous corticosteroids.
National Medicare data (2008-2010) for beneficiaries undergoing laparoscopic or open colectomy.
Three cases underwent bowel resection at the treating surgeons' preference despite no rebleeding or ischaemia and one case had a segmental colectomy for ischaemia.
Prophylactic colectomy should be considered in those with large colonic polyps burden in whom endoscopic clearance is not possible, in patients with severe gastrointestinal bleeding or diarrhea, and, lastly, if there is a strong family history of colorectal cancer [9].
By the end of the 20th century, progress in intensive medical therapy, however, had made Turnbull colostomy a largely obsolete procedure in favor of immediate (sub)total colectomy with end ileostomy [8].
This had been ongoing for two years following a subtotal colectomy and ileosigmoid anastomosis.
Garcia-Valdecasas et al., "Port site metastases and recurrence after laparoscopic colectomy: a randomized trial," Surgical Endoscopy, vol.
Cases were included if an open colectomy was listed in either the principle or any of the secondary CPT codes available in NSQIP.
Many studies from Western countries indicated that poor nutrition status, preoperative moderate-to-high doses of corticosteroids, old age, more comorbidities, prolonged preoperative hospital stay, and emergent surgery are risk factors for complications following colectomy in UC patients.[sup][7],[8],[9] Recently, some studies also found that Clostridium difficile infection and cytomegalovirus (CMV) reactivation are closely correlated with postoperative outcomes in UC patients.[sup][10],[11],[12]
He was put on a ventilator and airlifted to Dubai for emergency treatment and subsequently underwent a total colectomy (colon removal)
Kirby, 25, auditioned for her role in Aladdin at the Sunderland Empire Theatre just six weeks after undergoing a colectomy, an operation to remove part of the colon, at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
Using Medicare data on patients hospitalized for coronary artery bypass graft surgery, colectomy, or lower extremity bypass in 1998-2010, rates of risk-adjusted 30-day mortality and failure to rescue were compared between Magnet and non-Magnet hospitals matched on hospital characteristics.
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