New Methods of Treatment of Colon Cancer Are Launched
Under the new method of treatment of colon cancer, the doctors studied the intestine using an endoscope to determine the exact location of the blockage. Then they put the catheter there.
Researchers have found a way to avoid complications after surgery for patients suffering from colon cancer. They propose to introduce a catheter into the area where the bowel is obstructed, writes BBC.
According to scientists, this can in some cases help to avoid the need to use ileostomy after surgery.
The study was presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Every year, about 1.4 million cases in the world are diagnosed as colon cancer. Often this type of cancer remains undetected until the intestines is blocked in patients. In this case it is necessary to carry out emergency surgery.
Such operations are much more dangerous than planned. In most cases clinicians can not regain the intestine in its original shape after such operations. There is a high risk that the patient will have to use an ileostomy.
Under the new method of treatment, the doctors study the intestine using an endoscope to find the exact location of the blockage. Then they introduce the catheter. When the tube is inserted, its diameter is only 3 millimeters. However, then it expands to 2.5 cm, which creates a new pass. Thus, doctors remove the blockage.
In total 250 patients participated in the study. Part of them tried new methodology, while others were treated with traditional methods.
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