Journal of Surgery

ISSN: [Jurnalul de chirurgie]
ISSN: 1584-9341

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Bendjaballah A

Ain Taya Hospital,

  • Case Report
    Surgical Approach of Degenerated Giant Rectal Villous Adenoma in Elderly Patient
    Author(s): Bendjaballah A, Khiali R, Taieb M, Haider A and Lamrani ZBendjaballah A, Khiali R, Taieb M, Haider A and Lamrani Z

    Villous tumors of gastrointestinal area are infrequent and villous adenoma is a type of polyp that grows in the colon and other spaces in the gastrointestinal tract and sometimes in other parts of the body. These adenomas may turn into malignant. Their detection is, typically, fortuitous during an endoscopic investigation. For their degenerative potential and recurrence the complete excision of villous tumors is highly recommended. Voluminous villous tumors are the main cause of limitation for endoscopic resection and require a surgical management. Great morbi-mortality rate and functional conditions of surgery have directed to a growing attention in many further procedures which can expose to recurrence risk particularly in the rectum. We present our experience in dealing a case of huge villous tumors of the rectum in elderly patient... Read More»
    DOI: 10.7438/1584-9341-14-4-4

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