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  1. Ostomy (National Library of Medicine)  
    An ostomy is surgery to create an opening (stoma) from an area inside the body to the outside. It ... small intestine, colon, rectum, or bladder. With an ostomy, there must be a new way for wastes ...
  2. Colonic Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your colon, also known as the large intestine, is part of your digestive system. It's a long, hollow tube at the end of your digestive tract where your body ...
  3. Colorectal Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    The colon and rectum are part of the large intestine. Colorectal cancer occurs when tumors form in the lining of the large intestine. It is common in both ...
  4. Crohn's Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is Crohn's disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in your digestive tract. It can affect any part of your digestive ...
  5. Intestinal Obstruction (National Library of Medicine)  
    An intestinal obstruction occurs when food or stool cannot move through the intestines. The obstruction can be complete or partial. There are many causes. ...
  6. Small Intestine Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your small intestine is the longest part of your digestive system - about twenty feet long! It connects your stomach to your large intestine (or colon) and folds ...
  7. Tracheal Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your trachea, or windpipe, is one part of your airway system. Airways are pipes that carry oxygen-rich air to your lungs. They also carry carbon dioxide, ...
  8. Ulcerative Colitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a disease that causes inflammation and sores, called ulcers, in the lining of the rectum and colon. It is one of a group of diseases called ...