colostomy


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co·los·to·my

 (kə-lŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. co·los·to·mies
1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening from the colon.
2. The opening created by such a surgical procedure.

colostomy

(kəˈlɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical formation of an opening from the colon onto the surface of the body, which functions as an anus

co•los•to•my

(kəˈlɒs tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical construction of an artificial opening from the colon to the outside of the body, permitting passage of intestinal contents.
[1885–90]

colostomy

Surgery to bring the colon to a specially created opening on the outside of the abdomen to allow it to act as an artifical anus” in evacuating the contents of the bowel, often when the colon has had to be severed or removed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colostomy - a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus
ostomy - surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes
stoma - a mouth or mouthlike opening (especially one created by surgery on the surface of the body to create an opening to an internal organ)
Translations
kolostomiapaksusuoliavanne

colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmɪ] Ncolostomía f

colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmi] ncolostomie f colostomy bagcolostomy bag npoche f pour colostomie

colostomy

n (Med) → Kolostomie f; colostomy bagKolostomiebeutel m

colostomy

[kəˈlɒstəmɪ] n (Med) → colostomia

co·los·to·my

n. colostomía, creación de un ano artificial.

colostomy

n (pl -mies) colostomía
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In relation to Mr Sarker's patients, over half of the patients that were deemed to have a cancer that made them suitable for a restorative procedure had this changed, dramatically, to an operation that resulted in permanent colostomy.
A posterior sagittal anorectoplasty was successfully performed without a colostomy.
The patient developed sepsis, requiring multiple attempts at surgical repair, including colostomy.
Recently, the 5-year-old underwent a colostomy, with doctors creating an artificial opening in his abdominal wall, allowing his body to get rid of waste.
Key Words: Enteric stoma, Ileo-colostomy, Colostomy, Early stoma closure, Anastomosis, Anastomotic leak
I had to go back to hospital at Aintree for an operation to reverse a colostomy which went wrong and there was a leak in the valve and I had an infection.
A COLOSTOMY is performed following a colectomy (removal of part of the colon, also called the large intestine).
Objective: To determine morbidity after colostomy reversal at a tertiary care hospital.
1,2) Colostomy is a part of staged reconstruction of ARM to relieve the obstruction and also to prevent surgical site contamination at the time of definitive repair of ARM.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global colostomy bags market to grow at a CAGR of 5.
My spring break turned into four surgeries, five hospitalizations, a colostomy, three incision and drainage procedures for an abdominal abscess, constant urinary tract infections and a rehabilitation hospital admission as well--and those are the main highlights.