What is Ileocolic Resection?

Category: Surgeries

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During the surgical procedure known as an ileocolic resection, the last segment of small intestine (ileum) and the first segment of the large intestine (colon) is removed. This is usually done in Crohn’s disease and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ileocolic Resection

Side effect Patients
Abdominal pain 1
Deep leg pain 1
Excessive thirst (polydipsia) 1
Internal scar tissue 1
Pain in shoulder(s) 1

Duration

Stopped having Ileocolic Resection

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 7
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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