Proctotomy - definition of Proctotomy by The Free Dictionary
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|n.||1.||(Surg.) An incision into the rectum, as for the division of a stricture.|
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7) colostomy Laparotomy, enterotomy, proctotomy
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Visceral erosion can occur if the primary surgeon made a cystotomy or proctotomy
before proceeding with the mesh kit, and the mesh eventually wore through the repaired area.
There were two intraoperative complications, a proctotomy
that was unrelated to trocar insertion and a pelvic hematoma.