In normal individuals, melanocytes are readily identified within the squamous mucosa of the anal canal
distal to the dentate line.
Radiation injury to the anal canal
and Crohn's disease also can cause stenosis.
The PB must be reconstructed in shape and bulk to support and orient the anal canal
and lower third of the vagina, but also to position itself and the anal canal
at or above the level of the ischial tuberosities.
Hemorrhoidal tissues (or asymptomatic hemorrhoids) are normal constituents of the anal canal
Early in the study, two patients developed mucosal ulcerations, so the investigators revised their methods for irrigating the anal canal
and delivering the energy.
Secca therapy delivers radiofrequency (RF) energy to the muscles of the anal canal
- tightening the muscles, producing better bowel control and reducing the symptoms of incontinence.
Topical phenylephrine increases anal canal
resting pressure, and in a small, double-blind crossover study, 6 of 12 patients treated with it experienced improvements in their incontinence while 4 of 12 had complete cessation of incontinence.
publication of results from a randomized-controlled clinical trial of the bulking agent, NASHA[R] DX (brand name, Solesta[R]), a dextranomer suspended in stabilized hyaluronic acid), which was injected into the submucosa of the anal canal
in patients with fecal incontinence.
Professor Franco Cavalli, president of the UICC (International Union Against Cancer), symbolically pushed the 'beam-on' button to mark the occasion as the first of two anal canal
cancer patients became the first person in the country to benefit from this advanced form of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT).
Two centimeters inside the anal canal
is a transformation zone where the rectal columnar epithelium meets the anal squamous epithelium.
Most women with prolapse have prolapse of the anal canal
and the anus," he said, explaining that the anus should actually be positioned 1-2 cm above the level of the ischial tuberosity.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- TheINTEGRIS Cancer Institute of Oklahoma and the ProCure Proton Therapy Center announce a breakthrough treatment approach for anal canal
Invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal
continues to increase in HIV-positive men and women despite the widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy, Dr.
Stefano Dall'Oglio, University Hospital of Verona, reviewed the evolving role of clinical hyperthermia in a presentation titled, "Clinical Applications of Hyperthermia (Gynaecological Cancers, Rectum and Anal Canal
, Prostate, Liver, Pancreas, Thoracic Wall, Neck, and Brain).
An anal fissure is a painful tear in the lining of the anal canal
and is associated with increased pressure in the anal canal
and decreased blood supply of the canal lining.