Siladri Sengupta

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PURPOSE Although local excision of rectal cancers is a less morbid alternative to radical resection, its role as a curative procedure is unclear. The role of adjuvant therapy after local excision is also controversial. This review aims to examine current evidence on local excision of rectal cancers and how it fits into the management algorithm for rectal(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic radiation proctitis complicating pelvic radiotherapy can be debilitating. It commonly presents with rectal bleeding, which can be difficult to control. Medical management of hemorrhagic radiation proctitis is not very successful, although surgery carries high risks. Thus, endoscopic treatments are preferred. The aim of this study is to(More)
PURPOSE Dietary fiber has been implicated in colorectal neoplasia, despite conflicting evidence. This is a review of the currently available data on the role of dietary fiber in colorectal carcinogenesis. METHODS A literature search was conducted using the MEDLINE database. All case-control, longitudinal, and randomized, controlled studies published in(More)
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are rare intestinal tumors. There have been reports of this tumor occurring with other conditions and tumors. We report a 55-year-old man who presented with a gastric stromal tumor and cecal adenocarcinoma, necessitating right hemicolectomy and partial gastrectomy at the same sitting.
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