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Related to sigmoidectomy: sigmoid colon, sigmoidoscopy
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surgical removal of part or all of the sigmoid colon (usually to remove a malignant tumor)

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Hospital stay of 2 days after open sigmoidectomy with a multimodal rehabilitation programme.
Fasttrack" multimodal rehabilitation program improves outcome after laparoscopic sigmoidectomy.
Laparoscopic surgery in situs inversus: a literature review and a report of laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis in situs inversus.
Elective laparoscopically assisted sigmoidectomy for the sigmoid volvulus.
6%) of symptomatic anastomotic stenosis after elective laparoscopic sigmoidectomy should be borne in mind with the possibility of endoscopic dilatation considered if applicable (59).
b) CEA, carcinoembryonic antigen; RC, right colectomy; LC, left colectomy; S, sigmoidectomy.
Cai, Director of Colorectal Cancer Center at The Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Hospital in China performed a sigmoidectomy (anterior resection) on a 52-year old patient.