ANGIODYSPLASIA OF THE COLON: Experience of 26 Cases

@article{Howard1982ANGIODYSPLASIAOT,
  title={ANGIODYSPLASIA OF THE COLON: Experience of 26 Cases},
  author={O. M. Zack Howard and John D. Buchanan and RichardH. Hunt},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1982},
  volume={320},
  pages={16-19}
}
26 patients referred for colonoscopy with unexplained anaemia or blood loss per rectum were found to have angiodysplasia located in the caecum and/or ascending colon. All patients had undergone previous extensive investigation. After endoscopic photography of the lesions coagulation and biopsy were carried out in 23 patients. In 3 patients the extent of the lesion demanded surgical management, and right hemicolectomy was carried out without prior coagulation biopsy, 3 other patients underwent… CONTINUE READING
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