• 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)