TITLE

Extraperitoneal rectal perforation due to retroflexion fiberoptic proctoscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Quyen Chu; Petros, James G.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jan1999, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1459597

 

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