colectomy

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colectomy

[kə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of all or a portion of the colon.
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We also characterized the overall distribution of the distance to closest margin in the 3 subsets of colon resections for adenocarcinoma.
Traditional treatment for subtotal or complete malignant colon obstruction necessitates emergency colon resection; the mortality rate of surgery was 17% compared with 7.7% for elective surgery.[1] SEMSs were widely used to management for malignant colonic obstruction as a bridge to surgery or palliative therapy.[1] SEMSs insertion were avoided colostomy and associated with lower complication and mortality rates compared with urgent surgery, and elective one-stage surgery at a later point in time.
The risk of elective or emergent surgical bowel resection must be weighed against the challenge of repeated endoscopic treatments; with anticipated reduction in uterine size following delivery, one could argue that the instigating factor would "resolve" postpartum, possibly eliminating the need for colon resection.
The patient then underwent an elective, rectosigmoid colon resection with primary anastomosis, cystoscopy, and transurethral resection of the bladder tumor.
A randomized controlled trial was used to measure the time to first flatus and first BM in patients undergoing elective colon resection. Approval from the health system Institutional Review Board was obtained before the study began.
The reported mortality rate between 0 and 30 days after en bloc pancreas and colon resection is 6.3% [22].
A preoperative chemotherapy was planned when liver metastases were primarily unresectable (i.e., when completely removing all CLM results in insufficient remnant liver volume), and chemotherapy was considered for cases with synchronous metastases (diagnosed before, during, or within 3 months of the primary colon resection).
Virtual Incision Corporation has completed a successful first-in-human use of its miniaturized robotically assisted surgical device (RASD) for colon resection, a procedure performed to treat patients with lower gastrointestinal diseases.
miniaturized robotically assisted surgical device for colon resection has been used for the first time in a human surgery, the company said.
Is nasogastric suction necessary after elective colon resection? Am J surge.
Some scholars advocate conducting the left half colon resection to ensure blood supply for proximal colon.8 Good blood supply of the proximal colon is ensured after the tumor is cut off by low-position Dixon operation.