What is a subtotal colectomy?

Answer A colectomy--also known as a large bowel resection--is a surgery that involves removal of the colon. Doctors perform a subtotal, or partial, colectomy when they remove part of the colon.Related Con... Read More »

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Colectomy Effects on Digestion?

A colectomy is a surgical procedure a doctor uses to remove all or part of a patient’s colon. Physicians typically recommend a colectomy to treat disorders of the colon. Naturally, this procedure... Read More »

Good websites about total colectomy?

BummerI would have thought the pediatrician would have had a video for him to watch.Tell your pediatrician you'd like one along with any sites with children's support forums. If he doesn't know of ... Read More »

Does a colectomy cure other problems of ulcerative colitis?

On One Hand: Surgery Cures the DiseaseUlcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease which is essentially "cured" after patients undergo a protocolectomy, which is the surgical removal of both... Read More »

What does What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us mean?

It means that who we are and how we act, what we do, mean more then our past or our future. they were our decisions, smart or dumb, but they arent US. or, what we have done, or what we will do in t... Read More »