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 & Rectum, 45, (1), pp. 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.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0012-3706 (print)
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Keywords: formalin instillation, rectal hemorrhage, inoperable pelvic tumors
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
ePrint ID: 150835
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January 2002Published
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2010 14:45
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 04:22
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/150835

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