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A meta-analysis on the use of FDG PET for restaging locally advanced rectal cancer is reviewed. Medscape Radiology
Randomized trial data support the use of laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer; however, such evidence was lacking for rectal cancer. Now, the COLOR II randomized trial gives minimally invasive resect...
Mercury II: Low rectal cancerBetter imaging of rectal cancers using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to locate and map the tumour site more accurately have led to improved outcomes for...
Patients with resectable low rectal cancer could safely undergo chemoradiotherapy and then watchful waiting as an alternative to surgery. Medscape Medical News
Being able to dive is what matters most for seal pups, but how do they learn to do it? Grey seal pups that can play in pools may have better diving skills once they make the move to the sea, and this ...
Defects in DNA can cause serious harm to an organism, including cell death or the development of cancer. Efficient repair mechanisms are therefore of vital importance. Researchers have explained for t...
European lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to strengthen an EU ban on seal products, narrowing exceptions made for Canada's indigenous Inuits.
The discovery of a sub-Antarctic fur seal on the northern coast of Kenya – 210 km outside the species' normal range – has caused great excitement among conservationists and community members alike...
Data comparing surgical outcomes and quality of life (QOL) following perineal repair of rectal prolapse are limited. The aim of our study was to compare the short-term outcome and QOL of two perineal ...
Surgical management of rectal prolapse remains a challenge with the bredth of choices available and varies on the international, national, regional and locoregional level depending on expertise, comfo...
The management of obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS) is mainly conservative and mainly consists of fiber diet, bulking laxatives, rectal irrigation or hydrocolontherapy, biofeedback, transanal elect...
Rectal carcinoids are an uncommon entity comprising only 1%-2% of all rectal tumors. Rectal carcinoids are frequently diagnosed during colonoscopy, but management after polypectomy is still controvers...
The aims of this study were to simultaneously evaluate the expression of Y-box binding protein-1 (YB-1) in non-neoplastic rectal tissue and rectal cancer tissue, and to collect clinical follow-up data...