Surgical resection of rectal adenoma: a rapid review

  • Casadesus D
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Abstract

Transanal excision (TE), endoscopic transanal resection (ETAR) and transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) can be used to remove adenomatous polyps. However, their use is limited by the size or location of the tumor. TE is limited to the lower rectum, TEM offers better access to lesions in the middle and upper rectum, and ETAR is used less frequently than it deserves for resection of rectal lesions. [References: 41]

Author-supplied keywords

  • *Adenoma
  • *Anastomosis, Surgical
  • *Rectal Neoplasms
  • Adenoma/pa [Pathology]
  • Adenoma/su [Surgery]
  • Anal Canal/pa [Pathology]
  • Anal Canal/su [Surgery]
  • Anastomosis, Surgical/mt [Methods]
  • Digestive System Surgical Procedures/ae [Adverse E
  • Digestive System Surgical Procedures/mt [Methods]
  • Endoscopy/mt [Methods]
  • Humans
  • Microsurgery/mt [Methods]
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local/pa [Pathology]
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local/su [Surgery]
  • Rectal Neoplasms/pa [Pathology]
  • Rectal Neoplasms/su [Surgery]
  • Rectum/pa [Pathology]
  • Rectum/su [Surgery]

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