Entrar/Registro  
HOME SPANISH
 
Cirugía y Cirujanos
   
MENU

Contents by Year, Volume and Issue

Table of Contents

General Information

Instructions for Authors

Message to Editor

Editorial Board






>Journals >Cirugía y Cirujanos >Year 2002, Issue 3


Montiel-Jarquín A, Zagal-Jacobo A, Varela- Morán M
Rigid rectosigmoidoscopy in diagnosis of anorectal pathology
Cir Cir 2002; 70 (3)

Language: Español
References: 14
Page: 169-172
PDF: 31.32 Kb.

[Full text - PDF]

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Diagnosis of colon and rectal disease is based on clinical history, physical exams, laboratory analysis, radiographic and endoscopic procedures as well as histopathologic exams. Objectives: To compare the diagnoses made by the general practitioners with the rectosigmoidoscopic diagnosis, to determine the most frequent anorectal pathology in our hospital and to define the type and frequency of complications during the rectosigmoidoscopic procedures. Results: From 245 cases, a total of 267 diagnoses were made by RSC. The percentage of correspondance between the original diagnosis and the rectosigmoidoscopic diagnosis was 31.4%. Discusion: RSC is a good procedure to diagnose anorectum pathology in his acting range.


Key words: , Clinical and rectosigmoidoscopic diagnostic, Anorectal pathology.


REFERENCES

  1. Jensen DM, Machicado GA. Diagnosis and treatment of severe hematochezia. The role of urgent colonoscopy after perge. Gastroenterology 1988;95(6):1569-1574.

  2. Buckley R, Smith M, Katner A. Use of rigid and flexible sigmoidoscopy by family physicians in the United States. J Fam Pract 1988;27(2):197-200.

  3. Zuidema G. Cirugía del aparato digestivo: colon y recto. Técnicas diagnósticas. Editorial Panamericana. Buenos Aires, Argentina1993;Vol. IV, 26-43.

  4. Schrock T. Examination of the anorectum, rigid sigmoidoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, and diseases of the anorectum. Gastrointestinal diseases: Pathophysiology diagnosis. Management. 4th. ed. Philadelphia, PA, USA: ONB Saunders 1989:1278-79.

  5. Dunaway M, Webb W, Rodnin C. Intraluminal measurement of distance in the colorectal region employing rigid and flexible endoscopes. Surg Endosc 1988;2:81.

  6. Aust Fam Physicians. Sigmoidoscopy. 1996 25(9): 1403-1404.

  7. Lewis W, Martin C, Williamson M, Stephenson B. Guaiac testing in the diagnosis of rectal trauma: what is its value? Dis Colon rectum 1995;38(3):259-263.

  8. Helfand M, Marton K, Zimmer M. History of visible rectal bleeding in a primary care population. Initial assessment and 10 year follow-up. JAMA 1997;1277(1):44-48.

  9. Martin E, Minton J, Carey L. CEA-directed second-look surgery in the asymptomatic patient after primary resection of colorectal carcinoma. Ann Surg 1985;202:310-317.

  10. Pezim M, Spencer J, Stanhope C, et al. Sphincter repair for fecal incontinence after obstetrical and iatrogenic injury. Dis Colon Rectum 1987;30:521-525.

  11. Snooks S, Henry M, Swash M. Anorectal incontinence and rectal prolapse: differential assessment of the innervation to puborectalis and external anal sphincter muscles. Gut 1985;26:470-476.

  12. Hicks T, Ray J. Rectal and perineal complaints. In: Polk HC Jr, Stone HH, Gardner B Editors: Basic Surgery, 3nd. Ed. East Norwalk, CT, USA: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1987:pp.455.

  13. Milligan E. Hemorrhoids. Br Med J 1939;2:412.

  14. Abrahams A. Proctalgia fugax. Lancet. 1953;2:444-445.






>Journals >Cirugía y Cirujanos >Year 2002, Issue 3
 

· Journal Index 
· Links 
       
Copyright 2010