Philip P Metzger
Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
- Unusual bacterial infections and colorectal carcinoma--Streptococcus bovis and Clostridium septicum: report of three casesGrettel K Wentling
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 49:1223-7. 2006..In the three cases described, uncommon infections resulted in further workup and subsequent resection for occult colonic malignancy. Awareness of this association is critical for early diagnosis and management...
- Adenocarcinoma developing at an ileostomy: report of a case and review of the literaturePhilip P Metzger
Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 51:604-9. 2008..Adjuvant therapy may be of additional benefit. Patient education is important for early detection as the lesion typically appears an average of 27 years after the original operation...
- Colorectal lymphangiomaKevin L Huguet
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
Am Surg 73:414-6. 2007..Published reports indicate that colonoscopy cures most lesions smaller than 2.5 cm in diameter. Resection should be reserved for larger lesions or those in patients exhibiting protein-losing enteropathy...
- Intraoperative gamma probe localization of the ureters: a novel conceptTodd L Berland
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
J Am Coll Surg 205:608-11. 2007..The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of using the gamma probe to intraoperatively identify the ureters after intravenous injection of a radiopharmaceutical agent...