Descending colon

Known as: Colon discendente, Colon descendant, COLON, DESCENDING 
The fourth portion of the large intestine (colon) that communicates with the transverse colon in the left-upper quadrant of the abdomen and the… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Colonoscopy is used for early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer, but evidence on the magnitude of overall… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Distinct epidemiological and clinicopathological characteristics of colorectal carcinomas (CRCs) based on their anatomical… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A case-control study was conducted in Utah between July 1979 and June 1983 in which 231 cases of colon cancer identified through… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Evidence for the occurrence of microbial breakdown of carbohydrate in the human colon has been sought by measuring short chain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The authors studied 2,950 population-based colon cancer cases in males in Los Angeles County, California, that were diagnosed… (More)
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1983
1983
Electrogenic, cAMP-mediated Cl secretion across rabbit descending colon in vitro is independent of the rate or presence of active… (More)
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1982
1982
Unidirectional mucosal-to-serosal (Jm leads to s) and serosal-to-mucosal (Js leads to m) fluxes of potassium and sodium were… (More)
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1982
1982
Previous studies of rabbit descending colon have disagreed concerning potassium transport across this epithelium. Some authors… (More)
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1982
1982
A method is described for determining the “instantaneous” transepithelial current-voltage (I-V) relations across rabbit… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The electrical properties of the basolateral membrane of rabbit descending colon were studied with microelectrode methods in… (More)
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