rectal diseases

Summary

Summary: Pathological developments in the RECTUM region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).

Top Publications

  1. pmc The prevalence of lymphogranuloma venereum infection in men who have sex with men: results of a multicentre case finding study
    H Ward
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:173-5. 2009
  2. ncbi Urethral lymphogranuloma venereum infections in men with anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum and their partners: the missing link in the current epidemic?
    Nynke Hesselina Neeltje de Vrieze
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Laboratory, Cluster of Infectious Diseases Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 40:607-8. 2013
  3. ncbi Diagnostic and clinical implications of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum in men who have sex with men: a retrospective case-control study
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of HIV and STD Research, Municipal Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 42:186-94. 2006
  4. ncbi Late rectal toxicity after conformal radiotherapy of prostate cancer (I): multivariate analysis and dose-response
    M W Skwarchuk
    Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 47:103-13. 2000
  5. ncbi Lymphogranuloma venereum detected from the pharynx in four London men who have sex with men
    O Dosekun
    Guy s and St Thomas NHS Trust, Camden Provider Services, London, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 24:495-6. 2013
  6. ncbi High prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among HIV-1 negative men who have sex with men in coastal Kenya
    Eduard J Sanders
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, PO Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
    Sex Transm Infect 86:440-1. 2010
  7. ncbi Transvaginal ultrasonography combined with water-contrast in the rectum in the diagnosis of rectovaginal endometriosis infiltrating the bowel
    Mario Valenzano Menada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:699-700. 2008
  8. ncbi 3D CT-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy for cervical cancer: clinical impact on late rectal bleeding and local control
    Hyun Cheol Kang
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Republic of Korea
    Radiother Oncol 97:507-13. 2010
  9. pmc Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in children and adolescents
    Emily R Perito
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 54:266-70. 2012
  10. ncbi A rare and often unrecognized cause of hematochezia and tenesmus in childhood: solitary rectal ulcer syndrome
    Deniz Ertem
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatrics 110:e79. 2002

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  1. pmc The prevalence of lymphogranuloma venereum infection in men who have sex with men: results of a multicentre case finding study
    H Ward
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:173-5. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) and non-LGV associated serovars of urethral and rectal Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infection in men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  2. ncbi Urethral lymphogranuloma venereum infections in men with anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum and their partners: the missing link in the current epidemic?
    Nynke Hesselina Neeltje de Vrieze
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Laboratory, Cluster of Infectious Diseases Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 40:607-8. 2013
    ..1%) had concurrent urethral LGV. Among 59 partners, 4 (6.8%) had urethral LGV infections. Urethral LGV is common, probably key in transmission, and missed in current routine LGV screening algorithms. ..
  3. ncbi Diagnostic and clinical implications of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum in men who have sex with men: a retrospective case-control study
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of HIV and STD Research, Municipal Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 42:186-94. 2006
    ..Recently, outbreaks of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) have occurred among men who have sex with men (MSM). This study identifies risk factors and clinical predictors of LGV to determine the implications for clinical practice...
  4. ncbi Late rectal toxicity after conformal radiotherapy of prostate cancer (I): multivariate analysis and dose-response
    M W Skwarchuk
    Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 47:103-13. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi Lymphogranuloma venereum detected from the pharynx in four London men who have sex with men
    O Dosekun
    Guy s and St Thomas NHS Trust, Camden Provider Services, London, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 24:495-6. 2013
    ..These cases also highlight other possible routes of infection for LGV, and add to the broad spectrum of clinical presentations associated with this infection...
  6. ncbi High prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among HIV-1 negative men who have sex with men in coastal Kenya
    Eduard J Sanders
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, PO Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
    Sex Transm Infect 86:440-1. 2010
    ..To assess the burden of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) in high-risk HIV-1 negative men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa...
  7. ncbi Transvaginal ultrasonography combined with water-contrast in the rectum in the diagnosis of rectovaginal endometriosis infiltrating the bowel
    Mario Valenzano Menada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 89:699-700. 2008
    ..In 4 of 5 (80.0%) nodules reaching the submucosa, the depth of infiltration was underestimated by RWC-TVS. The RWC-TVS reliably determined the largest diameter of the endometriotic nodules and was well tolerated by the patients...
  8. ncbi 3D CT-based high-dose-rate brachytherapy for cervical cancer: clinical impact on late rectal bleeding and local control
    Hyun Cheol Kang
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Republic of Korea
    Radiother Oncol 97:507-13. 2010
    ..To identify the impact of 3D CT-based high-dose-rate intracavitary radiotherapy (ICR) on late rectal bleeding (LRB) and local control (LC) in patients with cervical cancer...
  9. pmc Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in children and adolescents
    Emily R Perito
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0136, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 54:266-70. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the presenting symptoms, endoscopic and histologic findings, and clinical courses of pediatric patients diagnosed with solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS)...
  10. ncbi A rare and often unrecognized cause of hematochezia and tenesmus in childhood: solitary rectal ulcer syndrome
    Deniz Ertem
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatrics 110:e79. 2002
    ..There are few pediatric case reports in English literature. Here, we describe 2 children with SRUS, aged 11 and 14 years, whose SRUS was diagnosed 2 and 6 years, respectively, after the onset of the first signs and symptoms...
  11. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in childhood: a rare, benign, and probably misdiagnosed cause of rectal bleeding. Report of three cases
    Javier Martín de Carpi
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Passeig Sant Joan de Deu, 2, Esplugues de Llobregat, 08950 Barcelona, Spain
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:534-9. 2007
    ..Endoscopy and histologic examination confirms this condition...
  12. pmc Lymphogranuloma venereum in men screened for pharyngeal and rectal infection, Germany
    Karin Haar
    Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:488-92. 2013
    ..Many infections were asymptomatic. An adjusted C. trachomatis screening policy is justified in Germany...
  13. ncbi Complete surgery for low rectal endometriosis: long-term results of a 100-case prospective study
    Bertrand Dousset
    Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital Cochin, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Ann Surg 251:887-95. 2010
    ....
  14. pmc Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in children: a literature review
    Seyed Mohsen Dehghani
    Gastroenterohepatology Research Center, Shiraz Transplant Research Center, Nemazee Teaching Hospital, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 71937 11351, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 18:6541-5. 2012
    ..This condition in children is benign; however, morbidity is an important problem as reflected by persistence of symptoms, especially rectal bleeding. In this review, we discuss current diagnosis and treatment for SRUS...
  15. ncbi Lymphogranuloma venereum is rare in Australian community-based samples of men who have sex with men
    David J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:48-9. 2011
    ..3 per 100 PY, 95% Confidence Interval 0.008-1.7. Routine LGV typing of chlamydia infections in asymptomatic Australian men who have sex with men does not appear justified...
  16. pmc Lymphogranuloma venereum as a cause of rectal stricture
    Ilia Pinsk
    Department of Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:E31-2. 2007
  17. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in childhood
    Radha R Pai
    Department of Pathology and Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001, Karnataka, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 29:177-8. 2008
    ..Colonoscopy revealed multiple ulcers which on histopathological examination showed features of SRUS with severe reactive changes of regeneration mimicking malignancy...
  18. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in children. A report of three cases
    H O S Gabra
    Paediatric Surgical Unit, Sheffield Children s Hospital, Sheffield S10 2TH, UK
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 15:213-6. 2005
    ..The other patient was a fifteen-year-old girl presenting with severe rectal stricture as a result of the syndrome, which is the first to be reported in the paediatric literature...
  19. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in children
    Alireza S Keshtgar
    University Hospital Lewisham, National Health Service Trust, London, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:89-92. 2008
    ..A therapeutic role for botulinum toxin injection into the external anal sphincter for treatment of SRUS associated with constipation and paradoxical contraction of pelvic floor and external anal sphincter muscles in children, may exist...
  20. ncbi Fertility after bowel resection for endometriosis
    Simone Ferrero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 1, Genoa, Italy
    Fertil Steril 92:41-6. 2009
    ..To determine the pregnancy rate after bowel resection for rectosigmoid endometriosis...
  21. ncbi Clinical presentation of and outcome for solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in children
    Carol Blackburn
    Department of Gastroenterology, Children s Research Centre, Our Ladys Children s Hospital Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 54:263-5. 2012
    ..We have reviewed the presentation and outcome following conservative management of a group of children with SRUS attending a single national paediatric gastrointesinal referral unit...
  22. ncbi Case report: lymphogranuloma venereum in New Zealand
    Anne Robertson
    Sexual Health Service, MidCentral Health, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
    Sex Health 5:369-70. 2008
    ..Investigation and management of LGV is discussed...
  23. ncbi Surgical outcome and long-term follow-up after segmental colorectal resection in women with a complete obstruction of the rectosigmoid due to endometriosis
    M J H de Jong
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Endometriosis Center VUMC, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dig Surg 26:50-5. 2009
    ..Intestinal involvement is reported in up to 12% of women with endometriosis. Complete large bowel obstruction is a rare complication of intestinal endometriosis. It is estimated to occur in less than 1% of the cases...
  24. pmc Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: a clinicopathological study of 13 cases
    Nabeel Al-Brahim
    Department of Pathology, Farwania Hospital, Kuwait
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 15:188-92. 2009
    ..To further characterize the clinical and pathological features, a retrospective, hospital-based clinicopathological study was conducted...
  25. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: a case series
    N Suresh
    Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 034, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:1059-61. 2010
    ..The other modalities included oral 5-amino salicylate (59%), sucralfate enema (4.5%) and rectal mesalamine in 9%. 64% children recovered and 13.6% had recurrence of symptoms...
  26. ncbi Can transvaginal sonography predict infiltration depth in patients with deep infiltrating endometriosis of the rectum?
    Gernot Hudelist
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Centre for Endometriosis, Villach General Hospital Nikolaigasse 43, 9500 Villach, Austria
    Hum Reprod 24:1012-7. 2009
    ..Furthermore, we aimed to investigate whether TVS can predict infiltration depth based on the distortion of characteristic sonomorphologic features of the rectal wall...
  27. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: characteristics, outcomes and predictive profiles for persistent bleeding per rectum
    V H Chong
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, BA 1710, Brunei Darussalam
    Singapore Med J 47:1063-8. 2006
    ..This study assessed the clinical, endoscopical characteristics and predictive profiles for persistent BPR...
  28. pmc Alarm symptoms in early diagnosis of cancer in primary care: cohort study using General Practice Research Database
    Roger Jones
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London School of Medicine at Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals, London SE1 6SP
    BMJ 334:1040. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between alarm symptoms and the subsequent diagnosis of cancer in a large population based study in primary care...
  29. pmc Anastomotic leaks after intestinal anastomosis: it's later than you think
    Neil Hyman
    Dept of Surgery, Fletcher 464, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 89 Beaumont Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Ann Surg 245:254-8. 2007
    ..We sought to use a prospective database to define the true incidence and presentation of anastomotic leakage after intestinal anastomosis...
  30. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: an endoscopic and histological presentation and literature review
    Jy Ming Chiang
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 21:348-56. 2006
    ..Although the clinicopathologic features of solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) are well documented, the heterogeneous endoscopic appearance of lesions that the syndrome produces and its rare incidence may make for clinical confusion...
  31. ncbi 'Fast track' postoperative management protocol for patients with high co-morbidity undergoing complex abdominal and pelvic colorectal surgery
    C P Delaney
    Department of Colorectal Surgery A 111, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Br J Surg 88:1533-8. 2001
    ..This study evaluated a 'fast track' protocol in patients undergoing major colonic and rectal surgery...
  32. ncbi Rectal chlamydia--a reservoir of undiagnosed infection in men who have sex with men
    N T Annan
    GUM HIV Directorate, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:176-9. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of rectal chlamydia infection in a cohort of men who have sex with men (MSM) and the proportion of infection that would be missed without routine screening...
  33. ncbi Management of benign rectal strictures: a review of present therapeutic procedures
    G Garcea
    Colorectal Department, The Leicester General Hospital, and the dagger Colorectal Department, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1451-60. 2003
    ..Case reports detailing a particular treatment option abound in the surgical literature. An overall précis of the different techniques available is presented, with a comparison of their relative strengths and weaknesses...
  34. ncbi Surgical management of deep infiltrating endometriosis of the rectum: pleading for a symptom-guided approach
    Horace Roman
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Clinique Gynécologique et Obstétricale, Rouen University Hospital, 1 rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen, France
    Hum Reprod 26:274-81. 2011
    ..Instead of choosing between medical and surgical management in the treatment of DIER, it is most likely that the two therapies should be associated...
  35. ncbi Surgical outcome and long-term follow up after laparoscopic rectosigmoid resection in women with deep infiltrating endometriosis
    R Seracchioli
    Center of Reconstructive Pelvic Endo surgery, Reproductive Medicine Unit, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BJOG 114:889-95. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi Long-term follow-up after conservative surgery for rectovaginal endometriosis
    Luigi Fedele
    Clinica Ostetrico Ginecologica dell Università di Milano, Ospedale San Paolo, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1020-4. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term results in patients who received conservative surgical treatment for rectovaginal endometriosis...
  37. pmc Predicting colorectal cancer risk in patients with rectal bleeding
    Roma Robertson
    Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    Br J Gen Pract 56:763-7. 2006
    ..Rectal bleeding is an important symptom of colorectal cancer but has low predictive value in primary care...
  38. ncbi Classic "outlet" rectal bleeding does not require full colonoscopy to exclude significant pathology
    Eric L Marderstein
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:202-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether complete colonoscopy is necessary in the evaluation of patients with "outlet" rectal bleeding...
  39. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: clinical findings, surgical treatment, and outcomes
    Carlos Torres
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950, Cleveland clinic Blvd, Weston, FL 33332, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:1389-93. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the clinical findings, surgical treatment, and outcomes in patients who suffer from SRUS...
  40. pmc Confirming the Chlamydia trachomatis status of referred rectal specimens
    Sarah Alexander
    Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Laboratory, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:327-9. 2007
    ..To assess the reliability of different laboratory methods for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in rectal specimens..
  41. ncbi Laparoscopic treatment of deep endometriosis with segmental colorectal resection: short-term morbidity
    Liliana Mereu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale Sacro Cuore, Negrar Verona, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:463-9. 2007
    ..We describe the results of our experience as a tertiary care endometriosis referral center in complete laparoscopic management of deep pelvic endometriosis with bowel involvement...
  42. ncbi Outcome of laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis
    Emile Darai
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Tenon, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:308-13. 2007
    ..Since the first description of laparoscopic colorectal resection by Redwine and Sharp, the feasibility of this approach has been confirmed by several teams but remains a matter of debate...
  43. pmc Factors identifying higher risk rectal bleeding in general practice
    Brian G Ellis
    The Swan Surgery, Petersfield
    Br J Gen Pract 55:949-55. 2005
    ..Rectal bleeding is a common symptom. The ability to distinguish those patients having serious underlying pathology from those with self-limiting conditions is a continuing dilemma in general practice...
  44. ncbi Urinary complications after surgery for posterior deep infiltrating endometriosis are related to the extent of dissection and to uterosacral ligaments resection
    Gil Dubernard
    Service de Gynecologie, obstétrique et médecine de la reproduction, Hopital Tenon, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, France
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:235-40. 2008
    ..Surgery designed to spare the pelvic autonomic nerves could reduce the incidence of urinary complications...
  45. ncbi Laparoscopic resection of deep pelvic endometriosis with rectosigmoid involvement
    Hans J Duepree
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, and The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:754-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe our experience with planned complete laparoscopic management of deep pelvic endometriosis with bowel involvement...
  46. ncbi Patient-assessed late toxicity rates and principal component analysis after image-guided radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Marketa Skala
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68:690-8. 2007
    ....
  47. pmc A case of primary syphilis in the rectum
    Sung Ho Song
    Department of Urology, Eulji Medical University, Daejeon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 20:886-7. 2005
    ..After injection of penicillin G benzathine for 3 weeks, the rectal chancre and the palpable mass disappeared...
  48. ncbi Previous abdominal operations do not affect the outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Surg Endosc 19:326-30. 2005
    ..This study aimed to investigate the impact of previous abdominal surgery on laparoscopic colorectal surgery...
  49. ncbi Urological and colorectal complications following surgery for rectovaginal endometriosis
    A Slack
    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 114:1278-82. 2007
    ..To report the short- and medium-term complications of laparoscopic laser excisional surgery for rectovaginal endometriosis...
  50. ncbi Delayed functional outcomes associated with surgical management of deep rectovaginal endometriosis with rectal involvement: giving patients an informed choice
    Horace Roman
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France
    Hum Reprod 25:890-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare delayed functional digestive and urinary outcomes following two different surgical procedures used in the management of rectal endometriosis...
  51. ncbi Laparoscopic colorectal resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis: analysis of 436 cases
    Giacomo Ruffo
    Department of General Surgery, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria General Hospital, Verona, Italy
    Surg Endosc 24:63-7. 2010
    ..Complete removal of all visible lesions is considered the adequate treatment of pelvic endometriosis in order to reduce recurrence. Laparoscopic colorectal resection of bowel endometriosis is still challenging. A large series is reported...
  52. ncbi Histopathological extent of rectal invasion by rectovaginal endometriosis
    A Kavallaris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Friedrich Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
    Hum Reprod 18:1323-7. 2003
    ..We aimed to evaluate the microscopic extent of endometriosis in surgical en-bloc specimens of vaginal skin, rectovaginal septum, cul-de-sac, and part of the rectosigmoid bowel...
  53. ncbi Management of post-anopexy rectal stricture
    M Pescatori
    Coloproctology Unit, Villa Flaminia Hospital, Via L Bodio 58, I 100191 Rome, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 6:125-6. 2002
  54. ncbi Impact of volume and location of irradiated rectum wall on rectal blood loss after radiotherapy of prostate cancer
    Peter C M Koper
    Department of Radiotherapy, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 58:1072-82. 2004
    ..To identify dose-volume parameters related to late rectal bleeding after radiotherapy for prostate cancer...
  55. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: a series of 13 patients operated with a mean follow-up of 4.5 years
    F Marchal
    Department of Gastro Intestinal Surgery C, Brabois Hospital, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Int J Colorectal Dis 16:228-33. 2001
    ..Delorme's operation and abdominal rectopexy help in about 60% of cases...
  56. ncbi [Laparoscopic surgery of profund endometriosis with rectal affect]
    H Roman
    Clinica Ginecologie şi Obstetrică, Spitalul Universitar Rouen, Franta
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 102:421-8. 2007
    ..To present the principles of laparoscopic treatment for rectal endometriosis and to discuss possible postoperative outcomes...
  57. ncbi Quality of life after laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis
    Gil Dubernard
    Service de Gynecologie, obstétrique et médecine de la reproduction, Hopital Tenon, Université Saint Antoine Paris VI, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Paris, France
    Hum Reprod 21:1243-7. 2006
    ..Therefore, the aims of the current study were to evaluate the efficacy of laparoscopic segmental colorectal resection for endometriosis on quality of life and gynaecologic and digestive symptoms, and its complications...
  58. ncbi Medical treatment for rectovaginal endometriosis: what is the evidence?
    Paolo Vercellini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Istituto Luigi Mangiagalli, University of Milan, Via Commenda 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:2504-14. 2009
    ..Surgical treatment may be effective but is associated with a high risk of morbidity and major complications. Information on the effect of medical alternatives for pain relief in this condition is scarce...
  59. ncbi Digital rectal examination compares favourably with conventional water-soluble contrast enema in the assessment of anastomotic healing after low rectal excision: a cohort study
    Choong Leong Tang
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 168609, Singapore
    Int J Colorectal Dis 20:262-6. 2005
    ..Interpretation of these radiographs is sometimes difficult and imprecise. As these anastomoses are within the reach of a simple digital rectal examination (DRE), this approach is proposed as an effective and accurate adjunct...
  60. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome associated with ulcerative colitis
    Norimitsu Uza
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:355-6. 2006
  61. ncbi Complications after stapled hemorrhoidectomy: can they be prevented?
    B Ravo
    Rome American Hospital, Via Emilio Longoni 69, I 00155 Rome, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 6:83-8. 2002
    ..Most complications can be avoided by respecting the rectal wall anatomy in the execution of the procedure...
  62. ncbi Histopathologic features of endometriotic rectal nodules and the implications for management by rectal nodule excision
    Horace Roman
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France
    Fertil Steril 92:1250-2. 2009
    ..These data might be useful for surgeons performing rectal nodule excision, suggesting the benefits of administrating postoperative medical treatment to reduce the risk of rectal recurrences caused by remaining active endometriotic foci...
  63. ncbi Screening for chlamydia and gonorrhoea in men who have sex with men in clinical and non-clinical settings
    Marian J Currie
    Academic Unit of Internal Medicine, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra Clinical School, The Canberra Hospital, Woden, ACT
    Sex Health 3:123-6. 2006
    ..Our aim was to determine the rate of positive chlamydia and gonorrhoea tests in this population in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)...
  64. ncbi Rectal intussusception is associated with abnormal levator ani muscle structure and morphometry
    N Rodrigo
    Sydney Medical School Nepean, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, NSW 2750, Australia
    Tech Coloproctol 15:39-43. 2011
    ..It was hypothesized that RI is associated with abnormal levator ani muscle anatomy and function...
  65. ncbi Complications, pregnancy and recurrence in a prospective series of 500 patients operated on by the shaving technique for deep rectovaginal endometriotic nodules
    Jacques Donnez
    Department of Gynecology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 25:1949-58. 2010
    ..The debate continues between advocates of the shaving technique and supporters of bowel resection in case of deep endometriosis with rectal muscularis involvement, despite little evidence for better improvement with bowel resection...
  66. ncbi Bowel resection for deep endometriosis: a systematic review
    C De Cicco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BJOG 118:285-91. 2011
    ..In a recent review of over 10000 segmental bowel resections for indications other than endometriosis, low rectum resections, in particular, were associated with a high long-term complication rate for bladder, bowel and sexual function...
  67. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome in children: a prospective study of cases from southern Iran
    Seyed Mohsen Dehghani
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:93-5. 2008
    ..As it is rare, its incidence is uncertain, but has been estimated to be one in 100 000 in adults. A few cases, however, have been reported in pediatric age groups...
  68. ncbi Clinical presentation and surgical outcome in patients with solitary rectal ulcer syndrome
    Hong Jo Choi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    Surg Innov 12:307-13. 2005
    ..The results of this study show the positive role of surgical treatment for underlying functional disorders in the improvement of incidental solitary rectal ulcer syndrome...
  69. ncbi Discoid or segmental rectosigmoid resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis: a case-control study
    Francesco Fanfani
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:444-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of discoid resection for the treatment of deep infiltrating endometriosis and whether it could be considered to be a valid alternative to the rectosigmoid segmental resection...
  70. ncbi Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome: endoscopic spectrum and review of the literature
    Ala I Sharara
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:755-62. 2005
  71. ncbi Use of the CEEA stapler to avoid ultra-low segmental resection of a full-thickness rectal endometriotic nodule
    S J Gordon
    Department of Endo-Surgery, Mercy Hospital for Women, East Melbourne, VIC 3002 Australia
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 8:312-6. 2001
    ..Postoperative barium enema was obviated by rapid return to normal bowel habits and complete resolution of dyschezia and dyspareunia...
  72. pmc Acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding from a dieulafoy lesion proximal to the anorectal junction post-orthotopic liver transplant
    Wichian Apiratpracha
    The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7547-8. 2006
    ..Hemostasis was achieved with epinephrine injection and thermal coagulation...
  73. ncbi Laparoscopic reintervention in colorectal surgery
    R P G Ten Broek
    Department of Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Minerva Chir 63:161-8. 2008
    ..Improved diagnostic tools for mapping adhesions will also facilitate patient selection for laparoscopic treatment of SBO...
  74. ncbi Ischemic proctitis: case series and literature review
    Suhail Sharif
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago Metropolitan Group Hospitals St Francis Hospital, Evanston, Illinois 60202, USA
    Am Surg 72:1241-7. 2006
    ..In our series, two-thirds of the cases involved transmural necrosis of the rectal wall (40% mortality) and the remaining one-third presented with patchy ischemic changes (20% mortality)...
  75. ncbi Anorectal function problems after left hemicolectomy
    Leopoldo Sarli
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Section of General Surgical Clinics and Surgical Therapy, Parma University Medical School, Parma, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:565-71. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the subjective anorectal function in patients with left hemicolectomy and to clarify the clinical factors influencing postoperative anorectal function problems...
  76. ncbi Laparoscopic segmental colorectal resection for endometriosis: limits and complications
    E Darai
    Service de Gynecologie, obstétrique et médecine de la reproduction, Hopital Tenon, 4 rue de la Chine, 75020, Paris, France
    Surg Endosc 21:1572-7. 2007
    ..Deep pelvic endometriosis with colorectal involvement is a complex disorder often requiring segmental bowel resection. This study investigated the limits and complications of laparoscopic segmental colorectal resection...
  77. ncbi Anterior colorectal duplication presenting as rectal prolapse
    Amador Ramirez-Resendiz
    Department of General Surgery, National Institute of Pediatrics, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:919-21. 2007
    ..The duplication was successfully opened and connected to the normal rectum without complications. Although infrequent, a rectal duplication should be considered in the differential diagnosis of RP...
  78. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted colectomy: a study of risk factors and predictors of open conversion
    P Y Tan
    Colorectal Unit, Division of Surgery, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 28 Woodville Road, Woodville South, SA, 5011, Australia
    Surg Endosc 22:1708-14. 2008
    ..This study aimed to audit the authors' experience with laparoscopically assisted colectomy and to assess the clinical outcomes of patients undergoing conversion...
  79. ncbi Benefits of laparoscopic colorectal resection are more pronounced in elderly patients
    Matteo Frasson
    Department of Surgery, San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:296-300. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of laparoscopic colorectal resection on short-term postoperative outcome in elderly patients...
  80. ncbi The impact of obesity on outcome after major colorectal surgery
    Kelly A Gendall
    Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2223-37. 2007
    ..This review examines the data on the impact of obesity on perioperative morbidity and mortality specifically in the context of colorectal surgery...
  81. pmc An unusual cause of rectal bleeding
    K P Basavaraju
    Department of Gastroenterology, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK
    Gut 55:1402, 1408. 2006
  82. ncbi Experience with 969 minimal access colectomies: the role of hand-assisted laparoscopy in expanding minimally invasive surgery for complex colectomies
    Robert R Cima
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:946-50; discussion 950-2. 2008
    ..Hand-assisted laparoscopy (HALS) permits placement of a hand into the abdomen to assist the dissection. Our aim was to analyze the impact of HALS on a minimal access colectomy (MAC) practice...
  83. ncbi Robotic colorectal surgery: first 50 cases experience
    Giuseppe Spinoglio
    Department of Surgery, SS Antonio e Biagio Hospital, Alessandria, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1627-32. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic colorectal surgery is believed to be technically and oncologically feasible. However, some limitation of traditional laparoscopic surgery may cause difficulties. Robotic-assisted surgery may overcome these pitfalls...
  84. ncbi [Voiding dysfunction after surgical resection of deeply infiltrating endometriosis: pathophysiology and management]
    X Deffieux
    Laboratoire d Urodynamique et d Explorations Neurophysiologiques du Périnée, Service de Reeducation Neurologique, Hopital Rothschild, AP HP, Paris, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 35:S8-13. 2007
    ..An understanding of the location of the autonomic pelvic network should help prevent iatrogenic injury through the adoption of surgical techniques, such as nerve sparing, that reduce postoperative autonomic dysfunction...
  85. ncbi [Assessment of the urinary side effects after surgery for deep pelvic endometriosis]
    G Dubernard
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Tenon AP HP, 4, rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris, et Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 35:S1-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the urinary side effects after laparoscopic surgery for deep endometriosis...
  86. ncbi Fertility and pain outcomes following laparoscopic segmental bowel resection for colorectal endometriosis: a review
    Hannah J Wills
    Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:292-5. 2008
    ..This article aims to review the current literature to determine the pain and fertility outcomes following segmental bowel resection for colorectal endometriosis...
  87. ncbi Do elderly patients benefit from laparoscopic colorectal surgery?
    B Person
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:401-5. 2008
    ..The steadily increasing age of the population mandates that potential benefits of new techniques and technologies be considered for older patients...
  88. ncbi Laparoscopic disk resection for bowel endometriosis using a circular stapler and a new endoscopic method to control postoperative bleeding from the stapler line
    Stefano Landi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale Sacro Cuore, Negrar Verona, Italy
    J Am Coll Surg 207:205-9. 2008
    ..Intestinal endometriosis affect between 3% and 36% of women with endometriosis and 50% of women with disease severe enough that intestinal surgery, with or without intestinal segmental resection, may be required...
  89. ncbi A new endoscopic over-the-scope clip system for treatment of lesions and bleeding in the GI tract: first clinical experiences
    Andreas Kirschniak
    Clinic for General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Tubingen, IHCI Institute, Steinbeis University Berlin, Ovesco Endoscopy GmbH, Tubingen, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:162-7. 2007
    ..We report on 11 patients with gastric or colonic bleeding or lesions who were treated with a new endoscopic over-the-scope clip (OTSC) system...
  90. ncbi Systematic review of the costs of laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Henry M Dowson
    Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, Surrey, UK
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:908-19. 2007
    ..One reason for this is perceived economic implications. A systematic review was undertaken examining the costs of laparoscopic colorectal surgery...
  91. ncbi Laparoscopic approach to colorectal procedures in the obese patient: risk factor or benefit?
    Hubert Scheidbach
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Str 44, 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    Obes Surg 18:66-70. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to provide data to establish whether the laparoscopic approach to colorectal surgery in the obese patient represents a risk or, rather, a benefit for the patient...
  92. ncbi Rectal endoscopic ultrasound with a radial probe in the assessment of rectovaginal endometriosis
    Mauricio Simoes Abrao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:50-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of rectal endoscopic ultrasound and to evaluate endometriosis in the rectovaginal septum, rectum, and sigmoid walls...
  93. ncbi Hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy vs open colectomy: a prospective randomized study
    J C Kang
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, 325 Section 2, Cheng Kong Road, Nei Hu Dis 114, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Surg Endosc 18:577-81. 2004
    ....
  94. ncbi [Laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis: preliminary results]
    O Marpeau
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 33:600-6. 2004
    ..Therefore, the aims of this prospective study were to evaluate the feasibility, peri-operative complications and functional results of laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis...
  95. ncbi Deeply infiltrating endometriosis originates from the retrocervical area
    Charles Chapron
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:440; author reply 440-1. 2004
  96. ncbi Laparoscopic total colectomy: hand-assisted vs standard technique
    K Nakajima
    Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:582-6. 2004
    ..The objectives of the study were to compare the outcomes in patients undergoing total colectomy via either HALS or LAP and to determine what benefits HALS might have in extensive colorectal procedures...
  97. ncbi Does telerobotic assistance improve laparoscopic colorectal surgery?
    Guido Woeste
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 20:253-7. 2005
    ..The use of telerobotic assistance may simplify complex laparoscopic procedures. We compared the traditional laparoscopic and the telerobotic-assisted approaches to colorectal surgery...
  98. ncbi Laparoscopic colorectal resection: a safe option for elderly patients
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Coll Surg 195:768-73. 2002
    ..This study compares results of elderly patients (aged 70 and above) who underwent laparoscopic colorectal resection with those having open surgery...
  99. ncbi Outcome of laparoscopic colorectal resection
    M Degiuli
    Department of Oncology, Division of Surgery, San Giovanni Battista di Torino Hospital, Via Cavour 31, 10123 Turin, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:427-32. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal diseases...
  100. ncbi Safety and efficacy of the use of bioabsorbable seamguard in colorectal surgery at the Texas endosurgery institute
    Morris E Franklin
    Texas Endosurgery Institute, San Antonio, TX 78222, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 15:9-13. 2005
    ..The use of BSG as a staple-line reinforcer appears to be safe and may be useful in preventing anastomotic leakage, bleeding, and intraluminal stenosis...
  101. ncbi Utility of an upper echoendoscope for endoscopic ultrasonography of malignant and benign conditions of the sigmoid/left colon and the rectum
    M S Bhutani
    Program for Endoscopic Ultrasound, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:3318-22. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The forward-oblique-viewing upper echoendoscope is a versatile instrument that can be applied for EUS imaging of malignant and benign indications not only in the rectum but also in the sigmoid/left colon...

Research Grants11

  1. Chronic Prostatitis Collaborative Research Network
    Mark Litwin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The UCLA site will build upon its experience as a charter site in the first CPCRN to achieve the goals set out by the second. ..
  2. ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDER
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Fecal Incontinence
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Dose-Volume Modeling of Late Rectal and Bladder Toxicity
    Susan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We expect the results of our analyses to play an important role in furthering the development of conformal techniques in RT of the prostate and other pelvic sites. ..
  5. Gastrointestinal Biopsychosocial Research Center
    William Whitehead; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed Center is university wide and includes investigators from psychology, psychiatry, surgery (gynecology division), neuroradiology, dentistry, and the school of public health. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Novel anti-HIV carrageenan-based on microbicides
    David Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The applicant believes that the proposed research will result in the pre-clinical development of a safe, novel microbicide that is superior in efficacy against HIV. ..
  7. Immune Responses in Genital Chlamydia Prior to Therapy
    WILLIAM GEISLER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Advancing the Treatment of Fecal & Urinary Incontinence
    William Whitehead; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The conference is scheduled to take place November 3-5, 2002, in Milwaukee, and half of the invitees have accepted invitations to speak. ..
  9. Uropathogen Detection Using DNA Biosensors
    Bernard Churchill; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Specific Aim 4 will involve batch fabrication of the device and clinical examination of the association between urosensor results and clinical correlates of urinary tract infection...
  10. A community-level RCT of expedited partner treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia
    Matthew R Golden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..