Displaying 1-10 of 23.

ileum

[ill-ee-uhm] the last part of the small intestine, which normally connects to the cecum (at the start of the large intestine). See also cecum, colon, ileostomy.

What is a small intestine cancer?

... The next 2 sections of the small intestine are the jejunum and ileum. ... The
appendix is found near the place the ileum meets the colon. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/smallintestinecancer/detailedguide/small-intestine-cancer-what-is-small-intestine-cancer

Ileostomy: A Guide

... The end of the ileum (the lowest part of the small intestine) is brought through
this opening to form a stoma, usually on the lower right side of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002870-pdf.pdf

Types of ileostomies

... The end of the ileum is pulled through the abdominal wall and is turned back
and sutured to the skin, leaving the smooth, rounded, inside-out ileum ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-types

Small Intestine Cancer

... The next 2 sections of the small intestine are the jejunum and ileum. ... The
appendix is found near the place the ileum meets the colon. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003140-pdf.pdf

Types of urostomies

... To make an ileal conduit, a 6- to 8- inch piece of the small bowel (also called
the ileum) is cut out near where it attaches to the large bowel. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-types

Urostomy: A Guide

... To make an ileal conduit, a 6- to 8- inch piece of the small bowel (also called
the ileum) is cut out near where it attaches to the large bowel. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002931-pdf.pdf

The normal digestive system

... The large intestine (also called the colon or large bowel) joins the small intestine
where the ileum and cecum meet on the body's right side. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-normal-digestive-system

The normal digestive system

... The large intestine (also called the colon or large bowel) joins the small intestine
where the ileum and cecum meet on the body's right side. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-normal-digestive-system

Cancer Glossary

... an operation in which the end of last part of the small intestine, the ileum, is
brought out through an opening called a stoma on the abdomen (belly ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=i

Colostomy: A Guide

... Ileum (third part) – about 12 feet long; it connects to the colon at the cecum ...
It contains a valve that keeps food from going back into the ileum. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002823-pdf.pdf