Colonic dilatation

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This is associated with the left renal aretery and if felt to represent a renal atrery aneurysm. Also noted is focal dilatation of the infrarenal abdominal aorta on axial image 36 measuring 3.1 x 3 cm in AP and transverse diameter. There is mild focal ectasia of the infrarenal abdominal aorta just proximal to the bifurcation measuring 2.4 x 2.3 cm. Scattered atherosclerotic changes are seen.
also moderate fecal retention throughout a somewhat redundant nondilated colon, no small bowel loop dilatation to suggest obstruction. Just want to know what this exactly means. I have had many pelvic surgeries, lots of adhesions also. i am on a high fiber diet now and drinking lots of fluids and take fiber supplements. i was straining to move bowels, lots of discomfort also in the lower back with flank discomfort.
Once the stomach was healed, he began a treatment of Coumadin which has been difficult to regulate. He has to come off the Coumadin for a week before he has a throat dilatation, which occurs every 8-10 weeks as a result of scar tissue from his colonic interposition to treat his esophageal cancer and first ruptured hepatic aneurysm on 3/11/02.
This is associated with the left renal aretery and if felt to represent a renal atrery aneurysm. Also noted is focal dilatation of the infrarenal abdominal aorta on axial image 36 measuring 3.1 x 3 cm in AP and transverse diameter. There is mild focal ectasia of the infrarenal abdominal aorta just proximal to the bifurcation measuring 2.4 x 2.3 cm. Scattered atherosclerotic changes are seen.
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