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Introduction

  • Peter Otto
  • Klaus Ewe

Abstract

The first portion of this work is devoted to a consideration of the practical aspects of the proctoscopic examination and thus presents the indications for performing a proctologic evaluation, the information that may be obtained from the patient’s medical history, an example of a preprinted data form for use in the recording of the physician’s findings, the preparation and positioning of the patient, and the preliminary examination of the anus including the digital rectal examination.

Keywords

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Sigmoid Colon Large Bowel Practical Aspect Rectal Bleeding 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Otto
    • 1
  • Klaus Ewe
    • 2
  1. 1.Medizinische AbteilungKreiskrankenhausGroßburgwedelGermany
  2. 2.I. Med. Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität MainzMainzGermany

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