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Formalin instillation for control of rectal hemorrhage in advanced pelvic malignancy: report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11786776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: This article describes the use of intrarectal formalin to treat intractable rectal bleeding from pelvic malignancy. METHODS: Case reports of two patients with intractable rectal bleeding from pelvic malignancy are described. RESULTS: In both cases, treatment with intrarectal formalin stopped the rectal bleeding. CONCLUSION: Formalin instillation into the rectum is an invaluable technique when one is faced with rectal hemorrhage from inoperable pelvic tumors.
S R Kelly; K P Nugent
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diseases of the colon and rectum     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0012-3706     ISO Abbreviation:  Dis. Colon Rectum     Publication Date:  2002 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-01-11     Completed Date:  2002-02-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372764     Medline TA:  Dis Colon Rectum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Coloproctology, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Rectal
Disinfectants / administration & dosage*,  therapeutic use
Formaldehyde / administration & dosage*,  therapeutic use
Hemorrhage / drug therapy*,  etiology*
Instillation, Drug
Pelvic Neoplasms / complications*
Rectal Diseases / drug therapy*,  etiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Disinfectants; 50-00-0/Formaldehyde

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