panproctocolectomy

panproctocolectomy
pan·proc·to·co·lec·to·my (pan-prok″to-ko-lekґtə-me) excision of the entire rectum and colon, with creation of an ileal stoma.

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  • proctocolectomy — Surgical removal of the rectum together with part or all of the colon. [procto + G. kolon, colon, + ektome, excision] * * * n. a surgical operation in which the rectum and colon are removed. In panproctocolectomy the whole rectum and colon are… …   Medical dictionary

  • proctocolectomy — n. a surgical operation in which the rectum and colon are removed. In panproctocolectomy the whole rectum and colon are removed, necessitating either a permanent opening of the ileum (see ileostomy) or the construction of an ileal pouch. This is… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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