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What is a subtotal colectomy with small bowel sigmoid anastomosis appearing at the level of upper pelvis mean?

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Colectomy: It refers to taking out most of the colon or large bowel to the sigmoid and attaching the end of the small bowel to the sigmoid colon

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Last updated Sep 4, 2014

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