colectomy

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co·lec·to·my

 (kə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. co·lec·to·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the colon.

colectomy

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

co•lec•to•my

(kəˈlɛk tə mi)

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

colectomy

Surgery to remove the colon.
Translations

col·ec·to·my

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

colectomy

n (pl -mies) colectomía
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Her first surgery came at age 16 and then her second at age 24, a total colectomy with permanent end ileostomy.
This may reflect a greater number of total colectomy procedures in the laparoscopic group.
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)
A 78-year-old female with a history of colorectal cancer treated with a total colectomy and radiotherapy presented with bilateral hydronephrosis secondary to ureteral obstruction caused by RPF.
His uncle was a patient with ankylosing spondylitis and underwent total colectomy and ileostomy for exacerbations of IBD nearly ten years ago.

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