sigmoidectomy


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sigmoidectomy

(ˌsɪɡmɔɪdˈɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the sigmoid colon
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Noun1.sigmoidectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the sigmoid colon (usually to remove a malignant tumor)
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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According to their results, bowel motions were reestablished within 48 h in 94% of patients after open sigmoidectomy (21), and in 70%-95% after colonic resections (20).
Out of 2 volvuli, 1 underwent sigmoidectomy with end-to-end anastomosis and transverse colostomy in another case, 1 case of ileocaecal growth ended with right hemicolectomy.
Stuart was operated upon immediately and in a matter of four hours, Dr Panigrahi removed the tumour by a process known as laparoscopic sigmoidectomy.
Laparoscopic techniques, such as cholecystectomy, sigmoidectomy, gastrectomy and radical nephrectomy, have been safely applied to some kinds of surgery for SIT.
Speaking about surgical treatment he discussed anal enrichment rectopexy ventral rectopexy open as well as laparoscopic perineal resection and sigmoidectomy.
Laparosversus copic sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis: a prospective study.