Endoscopic decompression procedure in acute obstructing colorectal cancer.

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS In the treatment of acute obstructing colorectal cancer, a nasoenteric ileus tube is not capable of providing sufficient decompression of the enlarged intestine immediately, and it may cause the patients throat pain. We therefore assessed the effectiveness of an endoscopic decompression procedure using a transanal ileus tube for… (More)

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