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Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi. 1998 Jun;99(6):391-5.

[Postoperative management of the preserved rectal segment in patients with familial polyposis: the use of 5-fluorouracil suppositories and green tea extract to inhibit tumor growth].

[Article in Japanese]

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Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan.

Abstract

We report the clinical details of seven patients with familial polyposis. They underwent subtotal colectomy with ileorectostomy, and were treated with 5-fluorouracil suppositories and green tea extract after surgery. Some regression of the polyps in the preserved rectal segment was observed, and no rectal cancer developed in any of these patients.

PMID:
9695078
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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