Evaluation of argon plasma coagulation in healing of a solitary rectal ulcer in comparison with conventional therapy: a randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Zergani2017EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of argon plasma coagulation in healing of a solitary rectal ulcer in comparison with conventional therapy: a randomised controlled trial},
  author={Farzad Jassemi Zergani and Ali Akbar Shaiesthe and Eskandar Hajiani and Jalal Hashemi and Rahim Masjedizadeh and Vaheid Sebghatollahei and Pejman Alavinejad and Ahmad Kadkhodaei and Kambeiz Akhavan and Saeid Seyyedian},
  booktitle={Przeglad gastroenterologiczny},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION Argon plasma coagulation (APC) has been reported to be effective in the treatment of solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS). However, it has not appeared to be effective in healing ulcers. AIM This study aimed at assessing the effectiveness of APC in controlling rectal ulcer-induced bleeding, and at examining the ultimate effect of this approach in healing these lesions. MATERIAL AND METHODS This randomised, controlled trial was conducted on 99 patients with SRUS. Patients were… CONTINUE READING
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