ileocecal valve


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to ileocecal valve

valve between the ileum of the small intestine and the cecum of the large intestine

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The small bowel was found to be dilated markedly about 60 cm proximal to the ileocecal valve, where a stenotic point (which was most likely missed when we ran the bowel in the first surgery) was found causing partial obstruction of the small bowel, most likely formed by fibrinous adhesions (Fig.
Ileocecal valve syndrome has been associated with functional type problems, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or dysbiosis.
Leaving approximately 15 cm of the terminal ileum and the ileocecal valve intact, the uptake of vitamin [B.
The small bowel is transected 200 cm proximal to the ileocecal valve or at a point that is one third of the total small bowel length proximal to the ileocecal valve if the total small bowel length is greater than 600 cm.
Those patients who were having any lesions in the caecum with terminal ileal ulcers were excluded from the study as they would not fit into isolated colonic tuberculosis, where as those with ileocecal valve and caecal involvement with normal terminal ileum were included.
4) Narrowing or obstruction of the bowels, occurring later in the disease process, most commonly occurs at retroperitoneal sites such as the pyloric antrum, ileocecal valve, and the Pouch of Douglas.
Based on colonoscopy, focal involvement, ileocecal valve deformity, solitary ulcers, large ulcers (ulcer size > 2 cm), and circumferential ulcers were more common in intestinal BD patients (P = 0.
4-cm mass that circumferentially involved the ileocecal valve and did not grossly invade into the muscularis propria.
5 cm and 3 cm from each of the inner ureteral orifices and 4 cm from the ileocecal valve.
The volvulus occurs in the ascending colon, above the ileocecal valve, and takes one of 2 forms.
The aneurysm was identified near the root of the mesentery, approximately 2 feet from the ileocecal valve, and measured 3 x 3 cm, as indicated on the CT scan.
4) Take a calcanial contact just medial to the ileocecal valve and exert a counterclockwise torque with a medial to lateral motion.