sigmoid neoplasms

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Summary: Tumors or cancer of the SIGMOID COLON.

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  1. Choi P, Kim C, Chang S, Chang W, Kim C, Choi H. Cardiac metastasis from colorectal cancer: a case report. World J Gastroenterol. 2009;15:2675-8 pubmed
  2. Park I, Choi G, Lim K, Kang B, Jun S. Metastasis to the sigmoid or sigmoid mesenteric lymph nodes from rectal cancer. Ann Surg. 2009;249:960-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We analyzed metastases to the sigmoid and sigmoid mesenteric lymph nodes from rectal cancer...
  3. Choi G, Park I, Kang B, Lim K, Jun S. A novel approach of robotic-assisted anterior resection with transanal or transvaginal retrieval of the specimen for colorectal cancer. Surg Endosc. 2009;23:2831-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We used this robot for laparoscopic surgery to perform a totally intracorporeal resection of the rectum and colorectal anastomosis, with transanal or transvaginal retrieval of specimens...
  4. Shirakawa S, Kaneda K, Fujiwara H, Nishimura T, Sendo H, Wada T, et al. [Case of a sigmoid colon cancer with metachronous metastases of the stomach and the abdominal wall]. Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi. 2009;106:653-9 pubmed
    ..Immunohistochemical studies revealed focal positive staining for CK20 and diffuse for CDX2. These findings were similar to those of his primary sigmoid colon cancer and therefore metastasis was diagnosed...
  5. Slater R, Amatya U, Shorthouse A. Colonic carcinoma presenting as strangulated inguinal hernia: report of two cases and review of the literature. Tech Coloproctol. 2008;12:255-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We report two cases of sigmoid colon carcinoma, one of which had locally perforated. Each presented within a strangulated inguinal hernia. Oncologically correct surgery in these patients presents a technical challenge...
  6. Gravante G, Delogu D, Venditti D. Colosigmoid adenocarcinoma anastomotic recurrence seeding into a transsphincteric fistula-in-ano: a clinical report and literature review. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2008;18:407-8 pubmed publisher
  7. Wakatsuki K, Oeda Y, Isono T, Yoshioka S, Nukui Y, Yamazaki K, et al. Adenocarcinoma of the rectosigmoid colon seeding into pre-existing anal fistula. Hepatogastroenterology. 2008;55:952-5 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, immunohistochemistry for cytokeratins 7 and 20 was performed on tissues to distinguish colorectal adenocarcinoma from anal gland carcinoma. Both colorectal cancer and perianal tumor showed CK7-/CK20+...
  8. Sylla P, Deutsch G, Luo J, Recavarren C, Kim S, Heimann T, et al. Cavernous, arteriovenous, and mixed hemangioma-lymphangioma of the rectosigmoid: rare causes of rectal bleeding--case series and review of the literature. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2008;23:653-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Alternatively, they may present with massive life-threatening hemorrhage...
  9. Sakorafas G, Peros G. Obstructing sigmoid cancer in a patient with a large, tender, non-reducible inguinal hernia: the obvious diagnosis is not always the correct one. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2008;17:72-3 pubmed publisher
    ..He was operated with the presumed diagnosis of strangulated inguinal hernia. At surgery, a perforated obstructing sigmoid colon was diagnosed. A sigmoidectomy (Hartman procedure) and hernia repair (Bassini technique) was performed...

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  1. Nuno I, Kang T, Arroyo H, Starnes V. Synchronous cardiac myxoma and colorectal cancer: a case report. Tex Heart Inst J. 2001;28:215-7 pubmed
  2. Tjandra J, Chan M. Systematic review on the short-term outcome of laparoscopic resection for colon and rectosigmoid cancer. Colorectal Dis. 2006;8:375-88 pubmed
    ..Several large randomized controlled trials on laparoscopic resection for colon and rectosigmoid cancer have recently been published. There is a need to provide an up-to-date systematic review in this subject...
  3. Park K, Choi H, Kim S, Han S, Hong S, Cho J, et al. Sigmoidorectal intussusception of adenoma of sigmoid colon treated by laparoscopic anterior resection after sponge-on-the-stick-assisted manual reduction. World J Gastroenterol. 2006;12:146-9 pubmed
    ..We performed laparoscopic anterior resection and anastomosis after the sponge-on-the-stick-assisted manual reduction. The permanent pathologic finding showed villotubular adenoma of the sigmoid colon...
  4. Tan G, Guy R, Eu K. Obstructing sigmoid cancer with local invasion in an incarcerated inguinal hernia. ANZ J Surg. 2003;73:80-2 pubmed
  5. Hyman N, Kida M. Adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon seeding a chronic anal fistula: report of a case. Dis Colon Rectum. 2003;46:835-6 pubmed
    ..Damaged mucosal sites seem to be vulnerable to tumor cell implantation. We describe a case of exfoliated tumor cells from a sigmoid colon cancer seeding a long-standing anal fistula. The implications of this finding are reviewed...
  6. Liang J, Lai H, Huang K, Chang K, Shieh M, Jeng Y, et al. Comparison of medial-to-lateral versus traditional lateral-to-medial laparoscopic dissection sequences for resection of rectosigmoid cancers: randomized controlled clinical trial. World J Surg. 2003;27:190-6 pubmed
    ..We thus concluded that the medial-to-lateral dissection sequence may currently be the most appropriate procedure for laparoscopic resection of rectosigmoid cancers...
  7. Povey A, Hall C, Cooper D, O Connor P, Margison G. Determinants of O(6)-alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase activity in normal and tumour tissue from human colon and rectum. Int J Cancer. 2000;85:68-72 pubmed
    ..05). In rectal tumour tissue, activity decreased with age (p = 0.05) and use of anti-muscarinic medications (p = 0.01): in normal rectal tissue, no modulating factors were identified...
  8. Kouraklis G, Glinavou A, Kouvaraki M, Raftopoulos J, Karatzas G. Anal lesion resulting from implantation of viable tumour cells in a pre-existing anal fistula. A case report. Acta Chir Belg. 2002;102:212-3 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, surgeons should be aware of the possibility of cancer spread incidence, distally beyond the initial site by exfoliated cancer cells into the lumen of the bowel...
  9. Kouraklis G, Kouskos E, Glinavou A, Raftopoulos J, Karatzas G. Perforated carcinoma of the sigmoid colon in an incarcerated inguinal hernia: report of a case. Surg Today. 2003;33:707-8 pubmed
    ..This surgical strategy involving construction of a double-barrel colostomy through the inguinal hernia incision could be an alternative method of managing such critically ill patients...
  10. Leung K, Kwok S, Lam S, Lee J, Yiu R, Ng S, et al. Laparoscopic resection of rectosigmoid carcinoma: prospective randomised trial. Lancet. 2004;363:1187-92 pubmed
    ..We aimed to test the null hypothesis that there was no difference in survival after laparoscopic and open resection for rectosigmoid cancer...
  11. Boormans J, Hesp W, Teune T, Plaisier P. Carcinoma of the sigmoid presenting as a right inguinal hernia. Hernia. 2006;10:93-6 pubmed
    ..Moreover, a carcinoma of the sigmoid may invade the right inguinal region. An intestinal perforation to skin-level in this population is even rarer and is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates...
  12. Hamada M, Ozaki K, Iwata J, Nishioka Y, Horimi T. A case of rectosigmoid cancer metastasizing to a fistula in ano. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2005;35:676-9 pubmed
    ..We diagnosed this tumor as metastatic adenocarcinoma from a rectosigmoid cancer. Recurrent lesions were not seen during the first year after the first operation...
  13. Takayama S, Takahashi H, Takeyama H. Pure laparoscopic sigmoidectomy. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2011;21:e104-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, a certain sized skin incision is required to remove the resected colon. Here, we report the case of a pure laparoscopic sigmoidectomy, which involves transanal specimen extraction...
  14. Farmer A, Browett K, Rusius V, Bhalerao S, Anderson M. Pyogenic liver abscess as a complication of sigmoid polypectomy. Endoscopy. 2007;39 Suppl 1:E261 pubmed
  15. Abe T, Hachiro Y, Kunimoto M. [Clinical usefulness of oral aprepitant for alleviation of delayed nausea and vomiting induced by mFOLFOX6--report of a case]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2010;37:2933-5 pubmed
    ..Afterward, delayed vomiting was completely controlled and chemotherapy could be continued to course 12. Aprepitant is a very active antiemetic drug for the prevention of delayed nausea and vomiting induced by mFOLFOX6 regimen...
  16. Chen S, Song X, Chen Z, Li M, He Y, Zhan W. [Role of different ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery in sigmoid colon or rectal cancer surgery: a meta-analysis]. Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2010;13:674-7 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the effect of different ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery in sigmoid colon or rectal cancer surgery on 5-year overall survival rate and operative mortality...
  17. Ko K, Yu C, Kao C, Tsai S, Huang G, Chang W. Perforated sigmoid colon cancer within an irreducible inguinal hernia: a case report. Korean J Radiol. 2010;11:231-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The possibility of an irreducible inguinal hernia in association with perforated sigmoid colon cancer should be considered in the array of diagnoses. A pre-operative CT scan would be helpful in facilitating an accurate diagnosis...
  18. Nishie N, Inada R, Mori Y, Kondo Y, Uno F, Nagasaka T, et al. [A case of advanced sigmoid colon cancer successfully treated with multimodality therapy]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2013;40:1959-61 pubmed
    ..Multimodality therapy could facilitate curative resection, thereby resulting in a good prognosis. ..
  19. Oistämö E, Hjern F, Blomqvist L, von Heijne A, Abraham Nordling M. Cancer and diverticulitis of the sigmoid colon. Differentiation with computed tomography versus magnetic resonance imaging: preliminary experiences. Acta Radiol. 2013;54:237-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Both colon cancer and diverticular disease are common in the Western world. A challenge when patients present with clinical findings is that both diseases can present with symptoms that may mimic the other...
  20. Zaitsu M, Okutomi T, Nakahara E, Okamoto T, Itoh N, Okamoto H. [Unilateral deterioration of regional cerebral oxygen saturation in a patient with bilateral stenosis of the internal carotid artery during laparoscopic operation]. Masui. 2009;58:1444-6 pubmed
    ..Neurological dysfunctions were not observed after the operation. In order to prevent cerebral ischemic damage from the operation with TP, monitoring of rSo, maybe essential during general anesthesia...
  21. Shiroshita H, Komori Y, Tajima M, Bandoh T, Arita T, Shiraishi N, et al. Laparoscopic examination and resection for giant lipoma of the omentum: a case report and review of related literature. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2009;19:e217-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The resected tumor measured 29 x 19 x 3 cm and weighed 1250 g, and a histopathologic examination revealed a benign lipoma. Laparoscopic examination and resection of a giant lipoma of the omentum are particularly useful...
  22. Saito H, Koide N, Miyagawa S. Pseudo-Meigs syndrome caused by sigmoid colon cancer metastasis to the ovary. Am J Surg. 2012;203:e1-3 pubmed publisher
    ..We have to consider PMS associated with colon cancer in patients with pleural effusion/ascites and ovarian tumors...
  23. Samuels N, Applbaum Y, Esayag Y. Paraneoplastic necrotizing myopathy and dermatomyositis in a patient with rectosigmoid carcinoma. Rheumatol Int. 2013;33:1619-21 pubmed publisher
    ..A repeat MRI showed progression of inflammation, as well as necrotic foci. It is important to distinguish between paraneoplastic myopathies such as DM and PNM, with implications regarding treatment and prognosis...
  24. Tanaka T, Kanda T, Sakaguchi S, Munakata S, Ohmichi M. Vaginal stump metastasis from sigmoid colon cancer. Acta Cytol. 2012;56:92-6 pubmed publisher
    ..On the other hand, liquid-based cytology (LBC) has the utility to perform immunocytochemistry on additional unstained slides: we can make a diagnosis with several immunocytochemical findings...
  25. Mikayama Y, Yamamoto N, Watanabe T, Tamura S, Tamagawa H, Shiozawa M, et al. [Adrenalectomy for solitary adrenal metastasis from colorectal cancer]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2010;37:2536-8 pubmed
    ..There have been no signs of recurrence for 6 months after the operation. We conclude that patients with solitary adrenal metastasis from colorectal cancer may benefit from surgical resection...
  26. Dumitru R, Scarlat A, Lonescu M, Dumitrascu T. Left-sided duplication of inferior vena cava: clinical implications in a patient with sigmoid adenocarcinoma. Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2012;116:858-61 pubmed
    ..Accurate preoperative assessment of such an anatomical variant is of utmost importance, this way potentially life-threatening surgical complications, particularly when a minimally invasive approach is planned, are prevented...
  27. Mori A, Kogawa T, Arihara Y, Abe M, Tamura F, Abe S, et al. [A case of intragastric wall abscess formation during bevacizumab combined chemotherapy]. Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi. 2013;110:846-51 pubmed
    ..After the drainage of the abscess, his conditions improved. We speculated that the abscess formation was caused by mucosal damage due to bevacizumab...
  28. Bilars P, Jannink I. [Diagnostic image (390). A man with hepatic and mesenterial gas]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2008;152:2120 pubmed
    ..A 78-year-old man presented with pneumatosis intestinalis and hepatic portal venous gas...
  29. Krarup P, Rawashdeh Y. [Lower limb compartment syndrome following laparoscopic sigmoid resection in the lithotomy position]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2008;170:1543-4 pubmed
    ..The patient was discharged with a limp, awaiting further follow-up. Surgeons must be able to diagnose WLCS as delayed treatment may result in severe neuromuscular dysfunction...
  30. Sonobe S, Imashuku Y, Inamori M, Yabuta K, Hashimura T, Kura M, et al. [General anesthesia for a patient with post-polio syndrome]. Masui. 2013;62:962-4 pubmed
    ..After inducing anesthesia using propofol, muscle relaxation was obtained by rocuronium bromide for intubation. Remifentanil was used during the operation, and good pain relief was obtained by iv-PCA (fentanyl) after operation...
  31. Suzuki Y, Yamaguchi T, Matsumoto H, Nakano D, Iwanaga T, Ohashi M, et al. [A case report of multiple liver metastases from colorectal cancer effectively treated with systemic chemotherapy and hepatic arterial infusion]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009;36:2178-80 pubmed
    ..The combination chemotherapy of CPT-11+UFT/LV with HAI was safe and effective treatment for the patients with unresectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer...
  32. Burns K, Kurian S, Burke C. Evaluating patients with mildly elevated transaminase levels. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2007;11:499-502 pubmed
    ..At completion, her CA-125 normalized and imaging studies showed no evidence of disease. However, within three months, her CA-125 was elevated and a palpable mass at the vaginal apex was proven by biopsy to be recurrent disease...
  33. Kanellos D, Pramateftakis M, Vrakas G, Mantzoros I, Tsachalis T, Hatzigianni P, et al. Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for colon cancer. Tech Coloproctol. 2010;14 Suppl 1:S73-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient was subjected to laparotomy and a Hartmann's procedure and drainage of the peritoneal cavity was performed. In conclusion, laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for cancer is a safe and efficient procedure...
  34. Bagla N, Schofield J. Rectosigmoid tumours: should we continue sitting on the fence?. Colorectal Dis. 2007;9:606-8 pubmed
    ..As all rectal cancers are now assessed preoperatively by MRI, the use of a bony landmark is possible. We postulate that the fixed landmark to define the upper limit of the rectum should be the sacral promontory...
  35. Tony J, Saji S, Sandesh K, Sunilkumar K, Ramachandran T, Thomas V. External resection of a giant sigmoid lipoma causing colonic intussusception and prolapse through the anal canal. Trop Gastroenterol. 2007;28:127-8 pubmed
    ..Endoscopic polypectomy was not technically possible due to the large size of the polyp. At the time of prolapse the polyp was tied at its pedicle with thread and resected surgically. The patient is asymptomatic on follow-up...
  36. Nikolic I, Ivkovic Kapicl T, Kukić B, Bogdanovic B, Petrovic T, Djan I, et al. Uncommon metastatic site from breast cancer. Vojnosanit Pregl. 2012;69:806-8 pubmed
    ..The most frequent sites of metastases from breast cancer are bones, lungs, the central nervous system, the liver and soft tissue. Colonic metastases from breast cancer are rare...
  37. Nakanishi M, Kuriu Y, Murayama Y, Arita T, Ito H, Kosuga T, et al. Usefulness of Reduced Port Surgery for Left Colon Cancer. Anticancer Res. 2016;36:4749-52 pubmed
    ..Because this procedure is relatively easy to introduce to young surgeons, we consider it to be useful. ..
  38. Ninomiya T, Kanaya N, Takeda S, Morihiro T, Seita M, Arata T, et al. [A case of advanced colon cancer with multiple liver metastases treated by two-stage laparoscopic surgery]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2013;40:1906-8 pubmed
    ..Systemic treatments are required after the resection of primary tumors. We aim to improve the prognosis of patients with obstructive colon cancer by the use of laparoscopic surgery. ..
  39. Jukić Z, Ulamec M, Cupic H, Kirac P, Stajduhar E, Kruslin B. [Carcinosarcoma of the sigmoid colon with micropapillary pattern: a case report]. Lijec Vjesn. 2012;134:318-21 pubmed
    ..Metastases in regional lymph nodes were composed entirely of glandular component. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of carcinosarcoma of the colon showing micropapillary features and psammomatous calcification...
  40. Kolkert J, Havenga K, ten Cate Hoedemaker H, Zuidema J, Ploeg R. Protection of stapled colorectal anastomoses with a biodegradable device: the C-Seal feasibility study. Am J Surg. 2011;201:754-8 pubmed publisher
    ..A colorectal anastomotic leak can be life-threatening. We have assessed the feasibility of a new intraluminal biodegradable bypass device that we designed to avoid anastomotic leakage and the necessity of a temporary stoma...
  41. Frossard J, Gervaz P, Huber O. Water-immersion sigmoidoscopy to treat acute GI bleeding in the perioperative period after surgical colorectal anastomosis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010;71:167-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The early treatment includes surgery or endoscopy, the latter being subject to complications associated with air insufflation and associated perforation...
  42. Abboud B, Nassif J, Jaoude J, Chahine G. [Synchronous sigmoid colon and breast cancers in man]. Gastroenterol Clin Biol. 2008;32:255-7 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in the present case, we found breast cancer insidiously at physical exam. The patient died after six months after the dissemination of the breast cancer...
  43. Bouguern H, Bouchikhi C, Chaara H, Melhouf M, Banani A. [Clinical case of the month. Krugenberg tumor in pregnancy]. Rev Med Liege. 2008;63:11-3 pubmed
    ..The authors report the observation of a bilateral ovarian tumor in a pregnant woman. The lesion corresponded to a metastasis from a sigmoïd adenocarcinoma...
  44. Sandmann M, Heike M, Faehndrich M. Application of the OTSC system for the closure of fistulas, anastomosal leakages and perforations within the gastrointestinal tract. Z Gastroenterol. 2011;49:981-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In another case we demonstrate our first experience with the OTSC system® for the prevention of perforations during deep endoscopic R 0 resection of a T 1(sm1)G1 sigmoideal cancer after initial R 1 resection...
  45. Chen P, Hsien Liu -, Lee S, Chang C, Chang C. Pneumoperitoneum caused by perforation of pyometra associated with a lost intrauterine device and perforated malignancy of the sigmoid colon. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;50:124-5 pubmed publisher
  46. Yamauchi M, Morikawa T, Kuchiba A, Imamura Y, Qian Z, Nishihara R, et al. Assessment of colorectal cancer molecular features along bowel subsites challenges the conception of distinct dichotomy of proximal versus distal colorectum. Gut. 2012;61:847-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Considering a possible role of bowel contents (including microbiome) in carcinogenesis, this study hypothesised that tumour molecular features might gradually change along bowel subsites, rather than change abruptly at splenic flexure...
  47. Tsuchida K, Hayashi T, Hayashi S, Sawazaki S, Jin Y, Hasuo K, et al. [A case of pseudomembranous colitis with febrile neutropenia induced by chemotherapy and effectively treated by vancomycin enemas]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2010;37:1821-3 pubmed
    ..Vancomycin enemas are an effective therapy for patients with severe pseudomembranous colitis unable to tolerate oral medications because of ileus...
  48. Teng C, Hsieh Y, Chen K, Chao T, Tzeng C, Wang W. Sudden-onset pancytopenia with intracranial hemorrhage after oxaliplatin treatment: a case report and literature review. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2011;41:125-9 pubmed publisher
    ..However, a major complication in our patient may still happen. Further studies for the mechanism and the predictive markers of oxaliplatin-induced cytopenia are worthy...
  49. Choi D, Jeong W, Lim S, Chung T, Park J, Lim S, et al. Learning curves for laparoscopic sigmoidectomy used to manage curable sigmoid colon cancer: single-institute, three-surgeon experience. Surg Endosc. 2009;23:622-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to define the learning curves for laparoscopic sigmoidectomy used to manage curable sigmoid colon cancer by evaluating early surgical outcome data from three colorectal surgeons...
  50. Chand M, Moore P, Clarke A, Nash G, Hickisk T. A diagnostic dilemma following risk-reducing surgery for BRCA1 mutation - a case report of primary papillary serous carcinoma presenting as sigmoid cancer. World J Surg Oncol. 2007;5:102 pubmed
    ..Risk-reducing surgery in the form of mastectomy and oophorectomy in premenopausal women has been recommended to prevent breast and ovarian cancer occurrence and decrease the risk of developing primary peritoneal cancer...
  51. East J, Guenther T, Kennedy R, Saunders B. Narrow band imaging avoids potential chromoendoscopy risks. Gut. 2007;56:1168-9 pubmed
  52. Imai J, Ichikawa H, Mizukami H, Suzuki T, Watanabe N, Mine T. Colonic High-grade Tubular Adenomas Associated with Schistosoma japonicum. Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 2016;41:22-3 pubmed
    ..Colonic schistosomiasis is a probable independent risk factor for the development of colorectal carcinogenesis. ..
  53. Macheiner P, Hollerweger A, Rettenbacher T, Gritzmann N. [Tumours of the large bowel and rectum: possibilities and limitations of sonographic evaluation]. Ultraschall Med. 2007;28:301-6 pubmed
    ..Sonographic detection rate of colorectal tumours in comparison with endoscopy...