Formalin instillation for control of rectal hemorrhage in advanced pelvic malignancy: report of two cases
Kelly, S. R. and Nugent, K. P. (2002) Formalin instillation for control of rectal hemorrhage in advanced pelvic malignancy: report of two cases. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 45, (1), 121-122.
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PURPOSE: This article describes the use of intrarectal formalin to treat intractable rectal bleeding from pelvic malignancy.
METHODS: case reports of two patients with intractable rectal bleeding from pelvic malignancy are described.
RESULTS: in both cases, treatment with intrarectal formalin stopped the rectal bleeding.
CONCLUSION: formalin instillation into the rectum is an invaluable technique when one is faced with rectal hemorrhage from inoperable pelvic tumors.
|Keywords:||formalin instillation, rectal hemorrhage, inoperable pelvic tumors|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RD Surgery|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Cancer Sciences
|Date Deposited:||06 Jul 2010 14:45|
|Last Modified:||16 Aug 2012 02:58|
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