What is Proctectomy?

Category: Surgeries


A proctectomy is a surgery to remove the rectum. It is often the result of cancer but may be the result of other diseases as well.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Moderate 1
Mild 0
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Proctectomy

Side effect Patients
Stoma retraction 1


Stopped having Proctectomy

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