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il·e·os·to·my

 (ĭl′ē-ŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. il·e·os·to·mies
1. Surgical construction of an artificial excretory opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum.
2. The opening created by such a surgical procedure.

ileostomy

(ˌɪlɪˈɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical formation of a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the ileum

Ileostomy

A method of creating an opening in the abdominal wall and attaching the ileum to this opening, through which intestine is emptied.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ileostomy - surgical procedure that creates an opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall to function as an anus; performed in cases of cancer of the colon or ulcerative colitis
ostomy - surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes
Translations
ileostomia

il·e·os·to·my

n. ileostomía, anastomosis del íleon y la pared abdominal anterior.

ileostomy

n (pl -mies) ileostomía
References in periodicals archive ?
At the hospital, toxic megacolon and septicemia were diagnosed, and the patient underwent immediate surgery to remove his entire colon and perform an ileostomy.
There was formed one-trunk ileostomy in 883 (89.6%) patients, in 103 (10.4%) patients was made ileoanal anastomosis by manual method with reservoir creation--in 58 (56.3%) patients and without it--in 45 (43.7%).
This report demonstrates the progression of a defunctioned colon in a patient with ulcerative colitis (UC), 20 years after ileostomy without colectomy.
He was managed with Segment VI sparing extended right hepatectomy, left hepatic metastatectomy and anterior resection with a stapled colorectal anastomosis with a covering loop ileostomy. Histopathological examination revealed moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma colon (pT3N2M1).
The doctor said he will have an ileostomy. What is this and will it be permanent?
The 16 illustrated chapters trace milestones in GI surgery and showcase its pioneers from Theodor Billroth, considered the father of such surgery, to those who brought us laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery and continent ileostomy. The appendix (appendectomies are discussed) contains biographical notes on key pioneers discussed.
Conversion to permanent ileostomy or diverting ileostomy after initial takedown occurred at a cumulative rate of 18% at year 10.
The disease relapsed after 4 months and was later complicated by a bowel obstruction requiring palliative ileostomy. The patient died 23 months after diagnosis.
The 0EV helps people who have had either an ileostomy or colostomy.
Laparotomy revealed extensive jejunal necrosis, which required bowel resection, jejunostomy, and ileostomy. Histological examination of the resected bowel revealed signs of enteritis necroticans, including extensive mucosal necrosis, formation of pseudomembrane, pneumatosis, and areas of epithelial regeneration alternating with necrotic segments.
Now that you have, or will have an ileostomy, you are probably concerned about the changes in your life your surgery will cause.
There, the doctors finally said, 'Yes we do feel now after all the tests that she has ulcerative colitis,'" Char said, "and her condition had deteriorated so fast that an ileostomy was necessary.