Extraperitoneal rectal perforation due to retroflexion fiberoptic proctoscopy

Quyen Chu; Petros, James G.
January 1999
American Surgeon;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p81
Academic Journal
Reports cases of extraperitoneal rectal perforation secondary to retroflexion proctoscopy in Boston, Massachusetts. Guidelines for conservative management of extraperitoneal rectal perforation; Relevance of contrast enema in determining location and extent of perforation; Bowel preparation before the performance of the procedure.


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