Metachronous adenocarcinoma occurring at a colostomy site after abdominoperineal resection for rectal carcinoma
- Complexities of abdominoperineal surgery: synchronous resection of an ano-rectal adenocarcinoma and pelvic schwannoma. Higgin, Ryan P.C.; Glaysher, Michael A.; Zeidan, Bashir A.; Miles, Andrew J.G. // Journal of Surgical Case Reports;Jan2014, Vol. 2014 Issue 1, p1
Abdominoperineal resection (APR) is indicated for low rectal/ano-rectal cancers. It necessitates fastidious pelvic dissection posing certain operative difficulties. We present the surgical challenges in a unique case of a patient presenting with a low rectal adenocarcinoma and a synchronous...
- Rectal cancer presenting as ischio-rectal abscess and Fournier's gangrene -- a case report. GUPTA, P. J. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;2010, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p139
We report a case of adenocarcinoma of the rectum where the patient presented with extensive ischio-rectal abscess with Fournier's gangrene. A defunctioning colostomy and debridement of wounds was performed. However, the patient died 3 weeks after.
- If I had carcinoma of the middle third of the rectum. Dudley, H.A.F. // British Medical Journal;4/22/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6119, p1035
Focuses on management of rectal carcinoma. Development of colostomy; Effectiveness of surgical treatment; View of the author on continent ileostomy.
- Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum with Cutaneous Metastases. Hamid, Gamal Abdul; Hanbala, Nohad // Middle East Journal of Cancer;2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p23
Cutaneous metastases of rectal carcinoma is a rare event. It occurs in fewer than 4% of all patients with rectal cancer. When present, it typically signifies a disseminated disease with a poor prognosis. Early detection and proper diagnosis of metastatic rectal cancer can significantly alter...
- Taking Action on the Volume-Quality Relationship: How Long Can We Hide Our Heads in the Colostomy Bag? Smith, Thomas J.; Hillner, Bruce E.; Bear, Harry D. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;5/21/2003, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p695
Editorial. Comments on D.C. Hodgson and colleagues' study of the relationship of hospital volume to colostomy rates and survival for patients with rectal cancer. Differences in processes of care that may explain some of the outcomes of the study; Appropriate action to take for patients, health...
- Relation of Hospital Volume to Colostomy Rates and Survival for Patients With Rectal Cancer. Hodgson, David C.; Wei Zhang; Zaslavsky, Alan M.; Fuchs, Charles S.; Wright, William E.; Ayanian, John Z. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;5/21/2003, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p708
Background: Postoperative mortality after some types of cancer surgery is inversely related to the number of operations performed at a hospital (i.e., hospital volume). This study assessed the association of hospital volume with colostomy rates and survival for patients with rectal cancer in a...
- A patient with rectal ulcer with severe stenosis presenting with perforated peritonitis. Takeda, Akihiko; Imaseki, Hideo; Okazumi, Shinichi; Shimada, Hideaki; Takayama, Wataru; Hayashi, Hideki; Suzuki, Takao; Ochiai, Takenori // Journal of Gastroenterology;2000, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p56
Abstract: We report a patient with rectal ulcer with severe stenosis, who underwent urgent surgical treatment for perforated peritonitis. The 54-year-old man suddenly developed cramping abdominal pain and fever while hospitalized, with signs of peritoneal irritation. An emergency laparotomy was...
- Unknown primary adenocarcinoma: incidence of overinvestigation and natural history. Stewart, J.F.; Tattersall, M.H.N.; Woods, R.L.; Fox, R.M. // British Medical Journal;6/9/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6177, p1530
Examines the incidence of unknown primary metastatic adenocarcinoma. Utilization of diagnostic laparotomy; Accounts on the prognosis of patients with metastatic lymphadenopathy without a primary tumor site; Identification of the lung and pancreas as the commonest primary sites.
- Robotik abdominal cerrahi: Tek merkezden ilk deneyimler ve sonuï¿½lari. Alis, Halil; G�nen�, Murat; Deniztas, Cemal; Kapan, Selin; Turhan, Ahmet Nuray; Ayg�n, Ersan // Turkish Journal of Surgery;2011, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p90
Purpose: After the technical and ergonomic disadvantages of videoendoscopic surgery had been clearly defined, robotic surgery has emerged as an alternative within the course of searching for the ideal treatment option. Patients and Methods: Medical data of the patients who have been treated by...