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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One case presented as right inguinal hernia with mucinous cystadenoma as the content and underwent right hemicolectomy. Another case presented with pseudomyxoma peritonei and underwent hysterectomy with salpingo-oophorectomy.
A right hemicolectomy and 60 cm terminal ileum resection and ileotransversostomy were performed (Figure 7).
Single-viewpoint captures of extended right hemicolectomy (B), right nephrectomy (C), and radical cystectomy with hysterectomy (D).
A laparoscopy-assisted right hemicolectomy was performed.
'I underwent an operation called a left hemicolectomy, which is basically removing the affected parts of my large intestine, about a foot long.
'I went through an operation called left hemicolectomy, which is basically removing the affected parts of my large intestine, about a foot long.
Depending on the size of necrosis in the cecum and the presence of peritonitis findings, partial cecum resection of the retained cecum, segmental colon resection, or right hemicolectomy may be performed.
It was decided to perform cholecystectomy together with right hemicolectomy. Since anastomosis was not considered as safe due to the presence of peritonitis and extensive amount of bile in the abdomen, an ileostomy was performed.
We present here the case of a patient with subacute intestinal obstruction, who underwent right hemicolectomy, that was postoperatively revealed to be a case of iliocecal neuroendocrine tumor on histopathologic examination of the specimen.
The adenocarcinoma of the colon ascendens (TNM stage pT3 N1 (3/22) G2 L1 V0 R0 M0; UICC stage IIIB) was treated with a hemicolectomy. The histopathology of the RCC was of a clear cell type (TNM stage pT1 NX G2 L0 V0 R0 M0) and Fuhrmann grade 2 without any sarcomatoid aspect and was treated with a nephrectomy.
The most common operation performed was right hemicolectomy (n = 85, 66.4%), followed by rectosigmoid resection (n = 19, 14.8%), left hemicolectomy (n = 9, 7.0%), total colectomy (n = 3, 2.3%), and other segmental resections (n = 12, 9.4%).