Is a routine preoperative rectosigmoidoscopy necessary in patients with bilateral inguinal hernia?


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Akbaba S., ERSOY P. E. , Gundogdu H. , Yasar U.

BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY, vol.113, no.10, pp.604-606, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 113 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.4149/bll_2012_135
  • Title of Journal : BRATISLAVA MEDICAL JOURNAL-BRATISLAVSKE LEKARSKE LISTY
  • Page Numbers: pp.604-606
  • Keywords: bilateral inguinal hernias, rectosigmoidoscopy, FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY, COLON-CARCINOMA, BARIUM ENEMA, CANCER, YIELD

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the association between bilateral inguinal hernias and colorectal cancers.