What is Partial colectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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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 3 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
Severe
0
Moderate
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Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Partial colectomy

Side effect Patients
Abdominal pain 1

Duration

Stopped having Partial colectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 7
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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There are no evaluations for Partial colectomy.