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The term heterotopy of the spiral colon encompasses a dysmorphological condition in which the spiral loops of the ascending colon (SLACs) do not form an orderly spiraling mass adjacent to the left sid...
Neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) of the colon is a rare and very aggressive tumor with poor prognosis. The current case report presents a 53-year-old male with a 6 cm × 10 cm ascending colon carcinoma,...
A 42-year-old woman with a history of cholangiocarcinoma on adjuvant chemotherapy with capecitabine presented with painless haematochezia. She was found to have an isolated twenty-five mm ulcer in the...
The occurrence of colorectal cancer with tumor thrombosis in the mesenteric vein is very rare. Here, we report a case of ascending colon cancer with tumor thrombosis in the superior mesenteric vein (S...
Right sided hemicolectomy is the standard type of operation for cancers in the caecum, the ascending colon.The aim of this study was to compare between laparoscopic and open complete mesoc...
To determine the relative bioavailability of single doses of 200 mg BI 671800 HEA (choline) administered as a delayed release (enteric coated) tablet; or via the EnterionTM capsule as solu...
The implementation of prehabilitation in patients operated on for colon cancer in a multimodal rehabilitation regimen improves the values of the "lean body mass" or lean mass index, positi...
There is strong observational epidemiologic evidence that physical activity is inversely associated with risk of colon cancer occurrence in both men and women. This association has been f...
Research on the human intestinal microbiota is common as there is rising evidence of its influence on host physiology and several diseases. Predominantly, it has been based on analyses of ...
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the TRANSVERSE COLON. It passes cephalad from the cecum to the caudal surface of the right lobe of the LIVER where it bends sharply to the left, forming the right colic flexure.
A large vessel supplying the whole length of the small intestine except the superior part of the duodenum. It also supplies the cecum and the ascending part of the colon and about half the transverse part of the colon. It arises from the anterior surface of the aorta below the celiac artery at the level of the first lumbar vertebra.
A syndrome characterized by inflammation in the ILEUM, the CECUM, and the ASCENDING COLON. It is observed in cancer patients with CHEMOTHERAPY-induced NEUTROPENIA or in other immunocompromised individuals (IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST).