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Proctosigmoidoscopy

Proctosigmoidoscopy is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Anoscopy (anal canal), proctoscopy (rectum), flexible fiberoptic sigmoidoscopy, flexible proctosigmoidoscopy, sigmoidoscopy (sigmoid colon).

Common Use:
To visualize and assess the colon, rectum, and anus to assist in diagnosing disorders such as cancer, inflammation, prolapse, and evaluate the effectiveness of medical and surgical therapeutic interventions.

Area Of Application:
Anus, rectum, colon.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Proctosigmoidoscopy." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425008/all/Proctosigmoidoscopy.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Proctosigmoidoscopy. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425008/all/Proctosigmoidoscopy. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Proctosigmoidoscopy. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425008/all/Proctosigmoidoscopy
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Proctosigmoidoscopy [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425008/all/Proctosigmoidoscopy.
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