Definitions

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  • n. A colectomy involving the removal of only the ascending (right) colon or the descending (left) colon.

Etymologies

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hemi- +‎ colectomy

Examples

  • A standard right hemicolectomy with ileostomy and peritoneal toileting was done.

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  • In the last two months we have performed more advanced procedures such as splenectomy, adrenalectomy, distal pancreatectomy and hemicolectomy.

    Analysis

  • a hard, intraluminal tumor a standard right hemicolectomy with ileotransversostomy was performed.

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