2018 colorectal surgery medicare reimbursement coding guide effective january 1 2018 physician. After a colorectal cancer diagnosis is confirmed its important to determine the extent and size of the cancerous area this process known as staging can help determine the best course of treatment. Surgery for colon cancer spread some patients have colon cancers that have spread to other parts of the body and also have tumors blocking the colon in this case surgery may be done to relieve the blockage without removing the part of the colon containing the cancer. 30 partial colectomy but less than hemicolectomy segmental resection 32 plus resection of contiguous organ example small bowel bladder 50 total colectomy removal of colon from cecum to the rectosigmoid junction may include a portion or pelvic exenteration. Colon colectomy surgical removal of the colon the condition a colectomy is the removal of a section of the large intestine colon or bowel this operation is done to treat diseases of the bowel including crohns disease and ulcerative colitis and colon cancer common symptoms ymptoms may include diarrheas constipation abdominal
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