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Rectum and sigmoid colon

Known as: COLON, RECTOSIGMOID, rectosigmoid, rectum sigmoid colon 
A portion of the large intestine that includes the descending colon, sigmoid colon and rectum.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) could benefit from a gluten-free diet (GFD… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide and has a high mortality rate. We tested the hypothesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Background and aims: There are epidemiological, morphological, and molecular differences between normal mucosa as well as between… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE The effects of excess weight on the development of cancers are controversial, and little is known for populations outside… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Although laparoscopic resection of colorectal carcinoma improves post-operative recovery, long-term survival and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
From 1980 to 1985, 471 patients with resectable rectal and rectosigmoid cancer were randomly allocated to receive either… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Surveillance by repeated colonoscopy is currently recommended for patients with colorectal adenomas. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The successful application of laparoscopic surgery to gallbladder disease and acute appendicitis has encouraged clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Between October 1980 and December 1985, 471 patients with a resectable rectal carcinoma entered a randomized multicenter trial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The Large Bowel Cancer Project is a collaborative prospective study of 4228 patients with a histologically proven adenocarcinoma… Expand
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