Giant adenomas of the rectum: complete resection by transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM)

@article{Schaefer2005GiantAO,
  title={Giant adenomas of the rectum: complete resection by transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM)},
  author={Hartmut Schaefer and Stefan E. Baldus and Arnulf H Hoelscher},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={21},
  pages={533-537}
}
Large sessile adenomas of the rectum, with a diameter greater than 5 cm, have a high risk to undergo malignant transformation. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) offers an alternative operation method to low-anterior rectum resection in this potentially benign tumor situation. We retrospectively investigated patients with giant adenomas of the rectum (>5 cm) who were treated by TEM over the last 10 years. A total of 33 patients met the criteria and were analyzed for postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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