An operation to remove part, or all, of the colon.
Excision of a part of the colon.
An operation to remove the colon, performed in children for Hirschsprung's disease and in young women chiefly for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, and notorious for leaving the fallopian tubes caught up in "repaired" serosa of the pelvic peritoneal cavity, producing a hydrosalpinx on the left side, with resultant sterility, even though the tube on the right side might be normal.
the removal of some or all of the colon.
A surgical procedure in which either the entire colon or a portion of the colon is removed.
surgical excision of part or all of the colon
surgical removal of part or all of the colon.
partial or complete removal of the large bowel or colon.
The surgical removal of all or part of the colon.
operation to remove all or part of the colon.
Surgical removal of the whole colon.
The complete or partial surgical removal of the large intestine (the colon), usually as treatment for malignant tumor, inflammation or a narrowing and blockage of the intestine.
laparoscopic removal of a part of the colon for diverticulitis, colon cancer, rectal cancer, colorectal cancer, Crohn's Disease, chronic ulcerative colitis, rectal prolapse, volvulus, sigmoid volvulus (affecting the sigmoid colon), cecal volvulus (affecting the cecum), or constipation.
The complete or partial surgical removal of the large intestine (the colon), usually as treatment of a cancerous tumor or a narrowing and blockage of the intestine.
Surgical removal of all (total) or part (partial colectomy or hemicolectomy, for example) of the colon.
The surgical removal of the colon (large intestine).
The surgical removal of the colon. A total colectomy is the surgical removal of the colon and rectum. A subtotal colectomy is the surgical removal of the colon or portions of the colon only (not rectum).
Surgery during which all or part of the colon (also called the large intestine) is removed.
Colectomy consists of the surgical resection of any extent of the large bowel (colon).