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Cecostomy

Introduction: Cecostomy

Description of Cecostomy

Cecostomy: Surgical construction of an opening into the cecum with a tube through the abdominal wall (tube cecostomy) or by skin level approach, in which the cecum is sewn to the surrounding peritoneum. Its primary purpose is decompression of colonic obstruction.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cecostomy: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Cecostomy:

Terms associated with Cecostomy:

Terms Similar to Cecostomy:

  • Tube Cecostomy

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cecostomy

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Cecostomy

The following list attempts to classify Cecostomy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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