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n. pl. co·lec·to·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the colon.
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n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of part or all of the colon
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(kəˈlɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the removal of all or part of the colon or large intestine.
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Surgery to remove the colon.
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n. colectomía, extirpación de una parte o de todo el colon.
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n (pl -mies) colectomía
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Laura Koskenvuo, M.D., from University of Helsinki, and colleagues randomly assigned (1:1) 396 patients undergoing colon resection to either MOABP or NBP in four hospitals in Finland (March 17, 2016, to Aug.
Darai and colleagues conducted a randomized trial of 52 patients undergoing surgery for colorectal endometriosis via either laparoscopic or open colon resection. (33) Blood loss was significantly lower in the laparoscopy group (1.6 vs 2.7 mg/L, P <.05).
Luke's Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children are proud to offer adolescent and pediatric robotic procedures for the following conditions: Appendectomy, Intestinal resection, Choledochal Cyst, Cholecystectomy, Splenectomy, Partial Splenectomy, Adrenalectomy, Nissen Fundoplication, Heller Myotomy, Pyloroplasty, Intestinal Resection, Ileostomy, Colon Resection, Colectomy with Pull Through, Correction of Malrotation and Ovarian Cyst Removal.
Nevertheless, evidence of bowel dysfunction has been demonstrated after surgery (13), although the mechanism of poor bowel preparation in patients with colon resection has not been established (6).
However, the drainage procedure may alleviate the toxemia, and, if possible, simultaneous colon resection should be performed to eradicate the main source of sepsis.
During a 15-month period (March 2014 to May 2015) we reviewed 270 colon resection cases.
Stent implant for a proximal colon obstruction is a safe, feasible, and effective treatment for palliation or as a bridge to surgery, and a significantly higher morbidity and mortality was occurred in emergency right-sided colon resection compared with elective resections.[1],[2],[3],[4],[5]
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.
The physicians will perform various surgeries such as circumcision, harelip repair, breast-lumpectomy, biopsy, simple mastectomy, herniorrhaphy, hysterectomy-myomectomy, oophorectomy, appendectomy, colon resection with end to end anastomosis, amputation for gangrene, thyroidectomy, lysis adhesions, colostomy, cesarean section and tubal ligation.
Procedure Number Local resections Open sleeve gastrectomy 3 Lap sleeve gastrectomy 2 Open wedge resection 13 Laparoscopic wedge resection 15 Anatomical resections Subtotal gastrectomy 16 Subtotal gastrectomy + D2 lymphadenectomy 4 Total gastrectomy 3 Proximal partial gastrectomy 2 Middle third gastrectomy 2 Oesophagogastrectomy 1 Proximal gastrectomy + jejunal interposition 2 Extended resections Open sleeve gastrectomy + distal pancreatectomy 2 + splenectomy Open sleeve gastrectomy + wedge resection diaphragm 1 Total gastrectomy + en bloc resection of diaphragm 1 Total gastrectomy + distal pancreatectomy 4 + splenectomy Partial gastrectomy + splenectomy 1 Wedge resection + splenectomy 1 Subtotal gastrectomy + transverse colon resection 1 Table 2: Demographics.
It is unclear how the development of techniques such as EMR has affected referral patterns and segmental colon resection for large colonic polyps.
The tumor was considered resectable and the patient underwent radical extended pancreaticosplenectomy with adrenalectomy, subtotal gastrectomy, radical systematic lymphadenectomy, radical omentectomy, resection of the abdominal wall, tangential transverse colon resection, and cholecystectomy at the Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, in September 2004.