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Proctosigmoiditis

Known as: Rectosigmoiditis 
Inflammation of the sigmoid colon and rectum.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
There has been an increasing prevalence of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) or Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) cases among… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Background and Aims:  This retrospective study analyzed the clinical characteristics of hospitalized patients with ulcerative… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background  Rectal budesonide is an effective treatment of active ulcerative proctitis or proctosigmoiditis. 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We studied the natural history of ulcerative colitis (UC) by following 1116 patients in whom UC had been diagnosed or confirmed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In a prospective study, 37 consecutive patients with radiation-induced proctosigmoiditis were randomized to receive a four-week… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Radiation-induced proctosigmoiditis is a serious complication of pelvic radiation therapy. Rectal bleeding occurs… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND It is well established that the colonic mucosa is highly dependent upon the luminal presentation of nutrients. This… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The purpose of this study was to perform a randomized, prospective comparison of corticosteroid enemas (CS-100 mg of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The efficacy and safety of 4-g 5-aminosalicylic acid enemas were assessed in 153 patients with ulcerative colitis involving up to… Expand
Review
1983
Review
1983
The records of 88 patients with radiation-induced proctosigmoidosis seen over an eight year period were reviewed. Eighty-four (95… Expand