The area in the chest between the lungs. It contains the heart and large blood vessels, the oesophagus, the trachea and many lymph nodes….
Search: large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ)
An opening (stoma) in the abdomen made from the colon (part of the large bowel). Also, the operation that creates this stoma.
An examination of the large bowel with a camera on a flexible tube (endoscope), which is passed through the anus.
Cancer of the large bowel; also known as colorectal cancer, colon cancer or rectal cancer.
A surgical technique that involves several small cuts instead of one large cut on the abdomen. Also called keyhole or laparoscopic surgery….
An internal pouch surgically created using the lining of the large bowel. It may be formed during an ultra-low anterior resection.
One of the two main groups of lung cancers. Includes squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma….
The large, air-filled space located behind the nose and in the middle of the face….
The main working area of the large bowel, where water is removed from solid waste. Its four parts are the ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon and sigmoid colon.
The lowest section of the small bowel; transfers waste to the large bowel.