Hamatogene Tumorzelldissemination wahrend der Koloskopie bei Patienten mit einem kolorektalen Karzinom Hematogenic tumor cell dissemination during c%noscopy for c%recta/ cancer

@inproceedings{Koch2001HamatogeneTW,
  title={Hamatogene Tumorzelldissemination wahrend der Koloskopie bei Patienten mit einem kolorektalen Karzinom Hematogenic tumor cell dissemination during c%noscopy for c%recta/ cancer},
  author={Matthias Koch and J{\"u}rgen Weitz and Philipp Kienle and Ferdinand Willeke and T. Lehnere and Christian Herfarth},
  year={2001}
}
Background: Pancolonoscopy is usually performed in the preoperative work-up of pati­ ents with colorectal cancer to establish the diagnosis and to rule out synchronous colo­ rectal adenomas or carcinomas. There are concerns, however, that mechanical manipula­ tion during colonoscopy might enhance and cause hematogenic spread of colorectal can­ cer cells. Significant tumor-cell dissemination during surgical resection of colorectal can­ cer has already been demonstrated in recent work by our… CONTINUE READING

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