Rectum and sigmoid colon

Known as: rectosigmoid, rectum sigmoid colon, Colon, Rectosigmoid 
A portion of the large intestine that includes the descending colon, sigmoid colon and rectum.
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1935-2018
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide and has a high mortality rate. We tested the hypothesis… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The pathogenesis of human and simian immunodeficiency viruses is characterized by CD4(+) T cell depletion and chronic T cell… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND AND AIMS There are epidemiological, morphological, and molecular differences between normal mucosa as well as between… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Two hypotheses were tested: (a) lowered tolerance for balloon distention of the rectosigmoid in patients with irritable bowel… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A condition known as diversion colitis frequently develops in segments of the colorectum after surgical diversion of the fecal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Transit times of radiopaque markers through the human gut were measured by published techniques and compared with a simplified… (More)
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1981
1981
Two-hundred-four patients with previously untreated adenocarcinoma of rectum, rectosigmoid, and sigmoid colon were… (More)
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