Colonic Stents in Colorecal Obstruction

Arnell, Tracey; Stamos, Michael J.
October 1998
American Surgeon;Oct1998, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p986
Academic Journal
Presents a review of the experience at Harbor-University of California-Los Angeles Medical Center with stenting of obstructing colon and rectal neoplasms with self-expanding metal stents. Procedure used; Tumor characterization; Tolerance of patients for oral feeding following surgery.


Related Articles

  • Modern management of colorectal cancer. Baigrie, R. J. // South African Family Practice;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p47 

    Colorectal cancer affects approximately 1:20 of the population and in South Africa is largely managed by general surgeons. Management of this disease has undergone very significant changes over the last two decades. Until very recently, only two academic general surgery departments included a...

  • The Feasibility of 18-mm-Diameter Colonic Stents for Obstructive Colorectal Cancers. Ogawa, Satoshi; Ishii, Tatsuya; Minaga, Kosuke; Nakatani, Yasuki; Hatamaru, Keiichi; akamatsu, Takuji; Seta, Takeshi; Urai, Shunji; Uenoyama, Yoshito; Yamashita, Yukitaka; Kudo, Masatoshi // Oncology;2017 Supplement, Vol. 93, p43 

    Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the characteristics and the feasibility of 18-mm-diameter stents for obstructive colorectal cancer, comparing the clinical courses with 22- mm-diameter stents. Methods: We retrospectively compared 33 consecutive cases treated with 18-mm-diameter stents...

  • High incidence of mortality after bowel cancer surgery in Cumbria.  // Gastrointestinal Nursing;Feb2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p9 

    The article reports that the North Cumbria University Hospitals trust is among the trust being investigated with higher number of deaths due to bowel cancer surgery is very high in Cumbria, England.

  • COLORECTAL SURGERY PERFORMANCE.  // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;10/22/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7828, p810 

    No abstract available.

  • EDITOR'S CHOICE. Colorectal cancer: a cautionary tale. Godlee, Fiona // BMJ: British Medical Journal;5/17/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7958, p1 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor cites a restoring invisible and abandoned trials (RIAT) initiative output about a 1982 clinical trial on whether colonic cancer resection patients could avoid second look surgery and undergo carcinoembryonic antigen monitoring instead.

  • Male colorectal cancer patients need sexual rehabilitation advice.  // Gastrointestinal Nursing;Nov2011, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p10 

    The article reports a study at the University of Birmingham which revealed that most of the men treated for bowel cancer, experienced erectile dysfunction (ED) after treatment. It mentions the need for nurses to be aware of the possibility of ED and provide appropriate information to patients....

  • TAS-102 prolongs overall survival in refractory patients.  // BMJ: British Medical Journal;5/23/2015, Vol. 350 Issue 8009, ph2620 

    The article discusses research being done which examined the use of the oral drug TAS-102 by patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, reported in the "New England Journal of Medicine."

  • Outpatient Connection.  // Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2014, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p14 

    The article reveals that a study at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has found that more than one in 10 colon cancers and nearly one in four rectal cancers will be diagnosed in patients younger than the usual screening age by 2029.

  • Bacterial Protein Stimulates Tumor Proliferation.  // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2014, Issue 110, p16 

    The article reports on a study which identified a specific bacterial species, Fusobacterium nucleatum, in patients with colorectal cancer.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics