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What is the definition or description of: colectomy?

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Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Colon resection

It can mean removal of part or complete colon with or without the rectum.

In brief: Colon resection

It can mean removal of part or complete colon with or without the rectum.
Dr. Emil Shakov
Dr. Emil Shakov
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Dr. Kenneth Boyd
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Removal of the colon

Colectomy is a broad term which refers to the surgical removal of all, or part of, the colon.

In brief: Removal of the colon

Colectomy is a broad term which refers to the surgical removal of all, or part of, the colon.
Dr. Kenneth Boyd
Dr. Kenneth Boyd
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Dr. Ronald Achong
great answer. I agree 100%
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