was performed with the eagle under general anesthesia, and a mild degree of stricture was observed at the anastomosis site, although it was not blocking the intestinal lumen.
As recommended by the general surgeon, a rectoscopy
was performed, but it was inconclusive due to the presence of coagulated blood and mucus (Fig.
All patients underwent pre-operative tumour staging by contrast medium enema, rectoscopy
and colonoscopy with tumour biopsies, endorectal ultrasonography, abdominal ultrasound imaging, an abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan and a chest radiograph.
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Special interest was focused on the methods of diagnosis (barium enema, rectoscopy
, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, operation, autopsy) and also on the possibility that some diagnostic method missed a tumour.