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co·lo·rec·tal

(kō'lō-rek'tăl),
Relating to the colon and rectum, or to the entire large bowel.
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colorectal

(kō′lə-rĕk′təl)
adj.
Relating to or involving both the colon and the rectum: colorectal cancer.
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colorectal

adjective Referring to the colon and rectum, considered together.
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co·lo·rec·tal

(kō'lō-rek'tăl)
Relating to the colon and rectum, or to the entire large bowel.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

colorectal

Pertaining to the COLON and the RECTUM.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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CHICAGO -- Advances in high-resolution CT colonography now allow trained observers to reliably detect even small colorectal polyps with radiation doses much lower than previously necessary, said Dr.
Searle & Co., which already markets celecoxib as Celebrex for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, is for "the reduction and regression of adenomatous colorectal polyps" in patients with FAP.
Our results with lower gastrointestinal endoscopy Endoscopic diagnosis Number Percentage (%) Normal 354 40.6 Colorectal cancer 29 3.3 Colorectal polyp 150 17.2 Hemorrhoidal disease 191 21.9 Diverticular disease 67 7.7 Colitis Nonspecific colitis 68 7.8 Ulcerative colitis 33 3.7 Crohn disease 9 1 Ischemic colitis 1 0.1 Anal polyp 11 1.2 Anal fissure 46 5.2 Perianal fistula 10 1.1 Solitary rectal ulcer 5 0.5 Anastomotic ulcer 1 0.1 Rectal prolapse 1 0.1 Angiodysplasia 1 0.1 Parasites 1 0.1 Table 3.
This phenomenon has also been described in patients with FAP in which said patients are diagnosed after presenting with symptoms caused by the increased colorectal polyp burden, which symptoms include rectal bleeding and changes in bowel movements (8, 18, 19).
However, there were no significant differences between the fecal CEA levels of healthy individuals and patients with colorectal polyp.
Chave et al., "Management of colorectal polyp cancers," Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons ofEngland, vol.
The AI-assisted system pulled off an impressive 86 percent prediction accuracy rate that was derived after assessing patients with a colorectal polyp diagnosis.
Preliminary studies demonstrated the feasibility of using such a system to classify colorectal polyps, however, until today, no prospective studies have been reported.
A total of 9191 individuals (31.7%) were found with at least one colorectal polyp and 149 individuals had at least one serrated polyp.
There is still some debate about what constitutes a clinically significant colorectal polyp. (24,29) It is important to remember that adenomatous polyps (particularly advanced lesions) are the primary target of screening.
(35-37) Researchers also are studying computer-aided diagnosis to improve efficiency and diagnostic accuracy of colorectal polyp detection from CTC images.
Taking calcium supplements, with or without vitamin D, may increase the risk of a type of precancerous colorectal polyp over time, a recent study suggests.

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