What is Partial colectomy?

Category: Surgeries


During a partial colectomy, the diseased portion of your colon and a small portion of surrounding healthy tissue is removed. The ends of the colon are then re-attached. This surgery is used to treat a number of diseases and conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Colon cancer 2 1
Crohn's disease 2 0
Chronic constipation 1 0
Ulcerative colitis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Partial colectomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Abdominal pain 1


Stopped having Partial colectomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 6
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Partial colectomy.