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Colectomy Summary

Description: Excision of a portion of the colon or of the whole colon. (Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Colectomies

Networked: 4879 relevant articles (187 outcomes, 459 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Colectomy is Relevant

  1. Ulcerative Colitis : 54 outcomes 89 studies in 1027 results
  2. Colonic Neoplasms (Colon Cancer) : 17 outcomes 76 studies in 403 results
  3. Colitis : 15 outcomes 29 studies in 356 results
  4. Constipation : 15 outcomes 26 studies in 213 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 13 outcomes 70 studies in 696 results
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Drugs Related to Colectomy

  1. infliximab (Remicade)
  2. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)
  3. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
  4. Sulindac (Copal)
  5. Cosmetics
  6. Steroids
  7. Azathioprine (Imuran)
  8. Tacrolimus (Prograf)
  9. Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine)
  10. Chewing Gum (Chewing Gums)
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Therapies Related to Colectomy

  1. Ileostomy
  2. Colonic Pouches (S Pouch)
  3. Appendectomy
  4. Colectomy
  5. Epidural Analgesia
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