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Management of rectal foreign bodies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20690569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The presence of foreign bodies inserted into the rectum is not an uncommon situation. Precise guidelines for the management and extraction of these foreign bodies are not frequently described in the literature. Anal access, whether endoscopic or surgical, varies depending on the type of foreign bodies, their size and morphology, and their location in the lower digestive tract In this report, we describe a case of three rectal foreign bodies that necessitated a mixed endoscopic and surgical approach, and provide a review of the literature.
Authors:
M Vercruyssen; Ch Simoens; J F Nyst; N Van De Winkel; P Mendes Da Costa; V Thill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0001-5644     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Gastroenterol. Belg.     Publication Date:    2010 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-09     Completed Date:  2010-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414075     Medline TA:  Acta Gastroenterol Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  274-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Digestive, Thoracic and Laparoscopic Surgery, CHU Brugmann, ULB, Brussels, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Algorithms
Endoscopy, Digestive System
Foreign Bodies / surgery*
Humans
Laparotomy
Male
Middle Aged
Rectum*

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