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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-24T19:06:11-0400
Treatment of rectal cancer has improved to the extent that its local recurrence rates are now much lower than other sites in the large bowel. It has been found that higher rates of recurre...
Blood supply to the sigmoid colon during open abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair is at risk. Ischemia of the sigmoid colon after AAA repair is potentially devastative. No reliable meas...
The purpose of the study is to determine if probiotic bacteria have a beneficial effect on the colon cancer-associated microbiota and epigenetic alterations in colon cancer. Dietary supple...
A randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing lymphadenectomy with extended inferior mesenteric artery ligation (complete mesocolon excision: which includes lymphoma tissue from the or...
Colonoscopy insertion is technically challenging, time-consuming, and painful, especially for the sigmoid. It is reported that the difficult colonoscopy score (DCS) >1 can predict the diff...
Introduction Sigmoid colon constitutes a part of the large intestine that presents several congenital anatomic variations. In particular, the presence of a redundant loop of sigmoid colon is of tremen...
Probiotics are believed to have properties that lower the risk of colon cancer. However, the mechanisms by which they exert their beneficial effects are relatively unknown.
Foreign body (FB) ingestion results in perforation in 1% of cases and is associated with significant morbidity and rarely mortality. Clinical presentation is variable and can present a diagnostic chal...
Computed tomography (CT) plays an important role in diagnosing specific types of internal hernias and their complications. In particular, pericecal hernia of the sigmoid colon has never been reported ...
A 52 year-old obese male presented with a moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. On staging CT, the patient was found to have a cystic lesion in the left retroperitoneum.
Tumors or cancer of the SIGMOID COLON.
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 TRANSVERSE COLON and the SIGMOID COLON.
A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.
Pathological processes in the SIGMOID COLON region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).