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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...
(University of Otago) The oldest known fur seal has been discovered by a Geology PhD student at New Zealand's University of Otago, providing a missing link that helps to resolve a more than 5-million-...
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...
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 ...
Patients with resectable low rectal cancer could safely undergo chemoradiotherapy and then watchful waiting as an alternative to surgery. Medscape Medical News
Seven days of doxycycline may be better than a single dose of azithromycin for treating rectal chlamydia infection, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of eight observational studies. ...
The rate of reoperation after transabdominal as compared with transperineal repair for rectal prolapse is unknown. We evaluated all patients who underwent surgical treatment for rectal prolapse perfor...
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...