Nitin Kumar Patel

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, RD Gardi Medical College, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India


  • Research   
    Use of Colonoscopy in identifying Malignant and Non-malignant Anorectal Conditions prior to Surgery
    Author(s): Nitin Kumar Patel*, Saranshi Shrivastava and Parth Patel

    Purpose of study: Colonoscopy is a commonly used diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for colon disorders. It is preferably performed on adults with lower GI symptoms such as abdominal pain, chronic diarrhoea, blood per rectum, constipation, prolapse from the rectum, changes in bowel habits, iron deficiency or anaemia. Colonoscopy is the gold standard diagnostic for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Colon neoplasms; however, early diagnosis of these conditions is still limited. Hence, in this study, we study the role of colonoscopy screening in patients undergoing surgical treatment of anorectal conditions to identify missed lesions in routine perirectal and proctoscopy examination and confirm the findings of ultrasonography anorectal symptoms. Methods: We have included colonoscopies of 96 patients who underwent various surgical procedures at R. D. Gardi Medical College and associa.. Read More»

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