Sep '16
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  • Q:

    For individuals with colon cancer, it is common to undergo a surgical procedure during which a large section of the large intestine is surgically removed and the rest of the colon is surgically ligated back together. Which of the following physiologic effects may such a procedure have on the gastrointestinal system?

     

    A

    Biliary system congestion.

    B

    A decrease in muscular tone of the sigmoid colon and rectum.

    C

    A limit the downstream effects of secretin.

    D

    Increase the water content of stool.




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