Ultrasound of colonic neoplasia

  title={Ultrasound of colonic neoplasia},
  author={Amanda Luck and Jessica Copley and Peter Hewett},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
Background: The accuracy of intraoperative ultrasound of the colon in the location and assessment of neoplastic lesions at the time of resection has not been reported. Methods: An in vitro study was performed, with ultrasound imaging of colonic specimens resected for malignancy. The specimens were imaged empty, surrounded by saline, the lumen filled with saline. Results: Excellent ultrasound images were produced, particularly when the colonic lumen was filled with saline. All lesions were… CONTINUE READING