The etiology and management of diarrhea in the gynecologic oncology patient.


PURPOSE We determined the etiology and evaluated the usefulness of diagnostic tests in 42 gynecologic oncology patients with diarrhea. METHODS All inpatients who developed diarrhea during treatment for gynecologic cancer were prospectively evaluated during the 12-month study period ending June 1992. Diarrhea was defined as five or more loose stools per 24… (More)