Rectum

Known as: LARGE INTESTINE, RECTUM, Retto, Hemorrhoidal 
The terminal portion of the gastrointestinal tract, extending from the rectosigmoid junction to the anal canal.

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1935-2018
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2016
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2016
As a result of recent advances in endoscopic therapeutic technology, the number of endoscopic resections carried out in the… (More)
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2009
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2009
PURPOSE Although chemoradiotherapy plus resection is considered standard treatment for operable rectal carcinoma, the optimal… (More)
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2007
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2007
OBJECTIVE The aim of this randomized multicenter trial was to assess the rate of symptomatic anastomotic leakage in patients… (More)
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2006
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2006
Avian influenza A (H5N1) viruses cause severe disease in humans, but the basis for their virulence remains unclear. In vitro and… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND The influence of excess body weight on the risk of death from cancer has not been fully characterized. METHODS In a… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Carcinoid tumors represent an unusual and complex disease spectrum with protean clinical manifestations. This… (More)
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2002
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2002
Cancer incidence and mortality estimates for 1995 are presented for the 38 countries in the four United Nations-defined areas of… (More)
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1995
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1995
BACKGROUND Total mesorectal excision (TME) is reported to reduce local recurrence and improve survival rates in patients with… (More)
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1993
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1993
BACKGROUND The current practice of removing adenomatous polyps of the colon and rectum is based on the belief that this will… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
The malignant potential of adenomas of the colon and rectum varies with size, histological type and grade of epithelial atypia… (More)
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