colostomy colostomy


  • (n) a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus


  • Danvers native, author Gary Larrabee explores story of perseverance in local golf circles

    Throughout his vast research into the Salem Country Club that concluded in a published work on the club’s 100 th anniversary, the North Shore golf historian, author and journalist was fascinated by one of the greatest feats the game — and Salem and the North Shore — had seen: Babe Zaharias’ 1954 U.S. Open victory, despite wearing a colostomy bag necessitated by extensive colorectal cancer ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Danvers Herald

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  1. "I was facing a colostomy bag," said Lesnar. "What they wanted to do was go in and remove the bad section of my colon. If the perforation wouldn't have healed itself, I was facing removing my colon.Then they can't reattach right away because...
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: Brock Lesnar Source: Hot Momma Celebrity Gossip (blog)

  2. "I kept trying to find the right meds to fix this, so I could avoid surgery. I never really accepted that alternative (a colostomy). They'd never had anybody have the surgery and play but they never said I couldn't do it. I knew there were a couple...
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Fernando Pisani Source: Edmonton Journal

  3. "We have satellites in the sky that can see an ant (expletive) on cotton under the floorboards of this building, but somehow we were unable to find a 7-foot man with a colostomy bag," Goldberg said to an explosion of laughter that cracked her up...
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Whoopi Goldberg Source: New Haven Register (subscription)

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