[Potential ultrasonic study in the early diagnosis of rectal cancer recurrence].

The paper is concerned with the results of ultrasonic tomography carried out in 487 radically-operated cases of rectal cancer. Tumor was detected in 103 out of 136 patients with clinically manifest recurrence (76.9%) (group 1). False-negative reports were made in 19 cases of intraintestinal relapse (14.2%). The procedure provided most information in male… CONTINUE READING