Left colic flexure

Known as: flexure splenic, Splenic Flexure, Flexura coli sinistra 
The bend at the junction of the transverse and descending colon.(On-line Medical Dictionary)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVE Colorectal cancer is typically classified into proximal colon, distal colon and rectal cancer. Tumour genetic and… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Dear Sir: We read with interest the revised guideline from the American Cancer Society, the US Multi-Society Task Force on… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Colonoscopy is widely used for the diagnosis and treatment of colonic disorders. Properly performed, colonoscopy is generally… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Embryological and physiological data suggest that proximal (in relation to the splenic flexure) and distal parts of the colon… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND AND METHODS The role of colonoscopy in screening for colorectal cancer is uncertain. At 13 Veterans Affairs Medical… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
DNA replication errors (RERs) in repeated nucleotide sequences due to defective mismatch repair genes have been reported in a… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
The management of malignant obstruction of the colon distal to the splenic flexure is controversial. The 'traditional' three… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The National Polyp Study (NPS), a randomized clinical trial to evaluate effective surveillance of patients discovered to have one… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Between 1960 and 1980, 137 patients with colonic volvulus (52% cecal, 3% transverse colon, 2% splenic flexure, and 43% sigmoid… (More)
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