An Atlas of rectal endosonography

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Springer-Verlag, 1991 - Medical - 111 pages
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This book provides the first comprehensive guide to normaland abnormal findings on rectal sonograms. For over acentury surgeons have relied on clinical judgement and adigital rectal examination for assessing patients withrectal cancer and other anorectal disorders. Now, though,endosonography is recognised as the most accurate method forthepre-operative assessment of rectal cancers and maybecome the best techniquefor routine post-operativefollow-up in the detection of local recurrence. The text isbrief and summarises the important developments in techniqueand interpretation. There is a section on practical aspectsofendosonography, together with a large number of sonogramsillustrating the normal anatomical findings.

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Introduction
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Clinical Staging
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Radiological Staging and History
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