rectum


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the terminal section of the alimentary canal

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Our suspicion is that the eggs were deliberately shoved into Akmal's rectum.
During enquiry, he revealed that he was carrying gold biscuits inside his rectum.
Additionally, ProSpace could be used to spare the rectum in hundreds of thousands of patients who are undergoing prostate cancer radiotherapy every year.
The abdomen was opened immediately by vertical incision and part of the gut containing colon and rectum was dissected out and cleaned by flushing out the gut contents and placed in a petridish containing chilled Krebs Ringer solution and pieces of colonic and rectal segments were prepared.
Research suggests that a newer technology, SpaceOAR[R], which uses an injectable hydrogel to push the rectum away from the prostate, can help reduce these side effects.
In the area of the ascending colon and the rectum there were numerous hyperdense areas of various shapes and sizes, mostly with sharp contours, and the character of a foreign body, with a density of 500 to 1500 HJ, 5 to 20 mm in diameter.
The position of bladder and rectum was located and then reconstructed on the radiograph on Abacus treatment planning system.
said currency was concealed in the rectum of all the five passengers," said Sanjay Mangal, customs commissioner.
SpaceOAR hydrogel is a temporary injectable gel that protects the rectum in men undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer, decreasing the likelihood of side effects.
Foreign bodies in the rectum is a well described phenomenon that most commonly seen in association with anal eroticism.
Feces are stored normally in the sigmoid colon and the lower rectum is empty (Palit et al.
He was a house surgeon and surgical registrar at St Mark's Hospital for Diseases of the Rectum and Colon, London.
Congenital anomalies of rectum and anus are quite common in all species of animals.
Colorectal foreign bodies (CRFs) are mainly a result of insertion of instruments into the anal canal and/or rectum, which cannot be removed.