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2012 | 84 | 9 | 454-456
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Foreign bodies in the rectum – an unusual surgical problem

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A foreign body in the rectum is not a very common emergency case in surgical practice, of various etiology. In the years 2003-2011, 8 people were hospitalised in the Clinic of General and Colorectal Surgery due to a foreign body in the rectum. All the patients were male. All of them were qualified for foreign body removal in a surgical suite, under general anaesthesia due to a potential need for expanding the scope of the procedure. In all situations attempts were made at removing the object through the anus, which proved successful in 7 cases, without complications.In one case the scope of the procedure needed to be expanded with laparotomy and sigmoidotomy, through which the foreign body was removed. This procedure was also carried out with no complications.
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84
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9
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454-456
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published
1 - 10 - 2012
online
23 - 10 - 2012
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_v10035-012-0077-1
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