Toxic Megacolon treatments
Toxic Megacolon

Treatments could include:

  • Fluid/electrolyte balance regulation
  • Intravenous Antibiotic Therapy
  • Gastrointestinal decompression (procedure)
  • Steroid Therapy
  • Leukapheresis
  • Colectomy
  • Bed Rest
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Intravenous Fluid Replacement
  • Hyperbaric Oxygenation
  • Partial Removal of Colon
  • Administration of Electrolytes
  • Large bowel resection is also known as colectomy. This surgery removes diseased portions of the large bowel-also called the large intestine. The large intestine consists of several parts, one of which is the colon. During this surgery, the surgeon...
  • Parenteral nutrition, also known as intravenous feeding, is a method of getting nutrition into the body through the veins.
  • Red blood cells travel throughout your body, carrying necessary nutrients and gases where they need to go. One thing the red blood cells carry is oxygen, which your body uses to create healthy tissues and repair damaged ones. Your doctor may recom...
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