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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Role of the stoma care nurse: patient with cancer and colostomy. Comb, Jean // British Journal of Nursing;7/24/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p852
Describes the physical, psychological and emotional problems of a female patient suffering from rectal cancer who required the formation of a colostomy. Role of stoma care nurse from diagnosis, through staging of the disease, to treatment and recovery in hospital and at home; Problems of...
- 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.
- Thymidylate synthase genotyping guides therapy in patients with rectal adenocarcinoma. Morales, Paul // Hem/Onc Today;5/25/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p14
The article discusses the results of studies on the use of thymidylate synthase for patients with rectal adenocarcinoma.
- Rectal Cancer: Multimodal Treatment Approach. Pramateftakis, Manousos-Georgios; Kanellos, Dimitrios; Tekkis, Paris P.; Touroutoglou, Nikolaos; Kanellos, Ioannis // International Journal of Surgical Oncology;2012, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue focused on rectal cancer covering several topics which include multimodal approaches, viability of chemotherapy, and rectal adenocarcinoma.
- Resection of rectal cancer: A historical review. INOUE, YASUHIRO; KUSUNOKI, MASATO // Surgery Today;Jun2010, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p501
Local control of rectal cancer and patient survival have improved remarkably with advances in surgical techniques and adjuvant therapy. By applying advanced surgical principles, surgeons can now excise most rectal cancers completely, often preserving the anal sphincter and leaving the patient...