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n. pl. co·lec·to·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the colon.


n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of part or all of the colon


(kəˈlɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the removal of all or part of the colon or large intestine.


Surgery to remove the colon.


n. colectomía, extirpación de una parte o de todo el colon.


n (pl -mies) colectomía
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Arshad Cheema from Lahore was the next speaker who talked about J-pouch following total colectomy for familial polyposis and ulcerative colitis.
The patient underwent total colectomy in 1991 because of supposed ulcerative colitis.
When synchronous cancers are present in the colon, an extended resection or even total colectomy with ideally only one anastomosis should be performed.
Dr Moni Suseelan, a surgeon at Aster Hospital in Dubai, performed a procedure known as total colectomy using keyhole surgery on a 44-year-old patient named Sameer.
Most common procedure was total colectomy with ileostomy 11 (36%) followed by segmental resection and ileostomy 13 (31%).
He was put on a ventilator and airlifted to Dubai for emergency treatment and subsequently underwent a total colectomy (colon removal)
The patient was diagnosed with Taybi-Linder syndrome and total colonic Hirschsprung requiring total colectomy and ilio-anal anastomosis, in addition to a number of subsequent re-interventions due to obstructions secondary to intestinal adhesions.
Total colectomy is a common surgical procedure, which is being performed in patients with intractable ulcerative colitis and those who have familial forms of colorectal cancer such as familial adenomatous polyposis.
The decision for performing a total colectomy was evaluated by the treating medical staff and was not controlled by our study investigators.
WASHINGTON -- Patients with inflammatory bowel disease had a one-third higher risk for having a recurrent Clostridium difficile infection than did the general population, and a 20-fold higher risk for needing a total colectomy because of the infection, a study showed.
Subtotal or total colectomy with end ileostomy (laparoscopic or open approach)

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