• elective
  • Explain to interested patients that this study suggests that for patients with serious inflammatory bowel disease, an elective colectomy may have a better prognosis than later emergency surgery. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Three or more months after elective colectomy, mortality was similar to that in the general population, the researchers reported. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In an accompanying editorial Jeremy Sanderson, M.D., and Gareth C. Parkes, M.D., of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in London, agreed that the thresholds for undertaking elective colectomy in clinical practice are too high. (medpagetoday.com)
  • surgery
  • Your healthcare provider will recommend a colectomy if your medical team has determined that this surgery will give you the best chance of survival or improving your quality of life. (lifebridgehealth.org)
  • I am looking for statistical information on colectomy recovery time (I do not know the exact type of colectomy that was performed and I don't believe that it was laproscopic) and problems associated with the surgery. (google.com)
  • patients
  • Participants included patients with a hospital stay of more than three days for inflammatory bowel disease, of whom 5,480 had a colectomy. (medpagetoday.com)
  • usually
  • For example, if a patient with Crohn's disease has a transverse colectomy, their Crohn's will usually reappear at the resection site of the ascending and descending colons. (wikipedia.org)
  • In case of poor response to conservative therapy, a colectomy is usually required. (wikipedia.org)
  • Risk
  • Prophylactic colectomy can be indicated in some forms of polyposis, Lynch syndrome and certain cases of inflammatory bowel disease because of high risk for development of colorectal cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Point out that this is not a controlled study and a large scale randomized controlled trial would be required to establish the criteria for threshold and optimal timing for colectomy. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The aim of this study is to clarify the effectiveness of surveillance endoscopy after colectomy in UC. (hindawi.com)