transverse colon

Summary

Summary: The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.

Top Publications

  1. Schlachta C, Mamazza J, Poulin E. Are transverse colon cancers suitable for laparoscopic resection?. Surg Endosc. 2007;21:396-9 pubmed
    ..trials reporting on laparoscopic versus open colon surgery for cancer have all excluded patients with transverse colon cancer lesions...
  2. Kamm M, Jordan C, Leaker B, Nicholson F, Murray C, Taylor S, et al. Pharmacological modulation of gut mucosal and large vessel blood flow. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2007;25:693-702 pubmed
    ..Constipation, diminished gut blood flow, ischaemic colitis and drug therapy may be associated...
  3. Zmora O, Bar Dayan A, Khaikin M, Lebeydev A, Shabtai M, Ayalon A, et al. Laparoscopic colectomy for transverse colon carcinoma. Tech Coloproctol. 2010;14:25-30 pubmed publisher
    Laparoscopic resection of transverse colon carcinoma is technically demanding and was excluded from most of the large trials of laparoscopic colectomy...
  4. Yoon S, Lee Y, Yoon K, Kim E, Choi S, Juhng S, et al. Complicated giant diverticulum of the transverse colon accompanied by right inguinal hernia of the greater omentum. Br J Radiol. 2007;80:e201-4 pubmed
    ..We report a case of a complicated giant diverticulum of the transverse colon accompanied by a right inguinal hernia of the greater omentum in a 52-year-old man, as demonstrated on CT.
  5. Matsuo S, Mizuta Y, Hayashi T, Susumu S, Tsutsumi R, Azuma T, et al. Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma of the transverse colon: a case report. World J Gastroenterol. 2006;12:5573-6 pubmed
    We herein present a case of a 75-year-old female with mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma of the transverse colon with the stage IE (Ann Arbor classification)...
  6. Akiyoshi T, Kuroyanagi H, Fujimoto Y, Konishi T, Ueno M, Oya M, et al. Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic colectomy for transverse colon cancer. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010;14:818-23 pubmed publisher
    The role of laparoscopic surgery for transverse colon cancer (TCC) remains controversial. This study aimed to evaluate the safety of laparoscopic resection of TCC.
  7. Baek J, Chung M, Jung D, Oh J. Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) in the transverse colon of an adolescent: a case report. Tumori. 2007;93:106-8 pubmed
    ..A 16-year-old female patient with PEComa in the transverse colon was referred to our hospital for rectal bleeding. Laboratory data showed a hemoglobin level of 6...
  8. Hirasaki S, Matsubara M, Ikeda F, Taniguchi H, Suzuki S. Inflammatory fibroid polyp occurring in the transverse colon diagnosed by endoscopic biopsy. World J Gastroenterol. 2007;13:3765-6 pubmed
    A case of an inflammatory fibroid polyp occurring in the transverse colon and diagnosed by endoscopic biopsy is reported. The patient was an 82-year-old man who visited our hospital for further evaluation of occult blood in stool...
  9. Novozhilov V, Dolidze U, Degterev D, Il ina V, Bakhtybaev D. [Angiofibrolipoma of the transverse colon]. Vestn Khir Im I I Grek. 2006;165:102-3 pubmed
  10. King S, Sutcliffe J, Ong S, Lee M, Koh T, Wong S, et al. Substance P and vasoactive intestinal peptide are reduced in right transverse colon in pediatric slow-transit constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2010;22:883-92, e234 pubmed publisher
    ..The density of nerve fibers in circular muscle containing these transmitters was examined in colon from children with STC and compared to other pediatric and adult samples...

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  1. Schlachta C, Mamazza J, Poulin E. Are transverse colon cancers suitable for laparoscopic resection?. Surg Endosc. 2007;21:396-9 pubmed
    ..trials reporting on laparoscopic versus open colon surgery for cancer have all excluded patients with transverse colon cancer lesions...
  2. Kamm M, Jordan C, Leaker B, Nicholson F, Murray C, Taylor S, et al. Pharmacological modulation of gut mucosal and large vessel blood flow. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2007;25:693-702 pubmed
    ..Constipation, diminished gut blood flow, ischaemic colitis and drug therapy may be associated...
  3. Zmora O, Bar Dayan A, Khaikin M, Lebeydev A, Shabtai M, Ayalon A, et al. Laparoscopic colectomy for transverse colon carcinoma. Tech Coloproctol. 2010;14:25-30 pubmed publisher
    Laparoscopic resection of transverse colon carcinoma is technically demanding and was excluded from most of the large trials of laparoscopic colectomy...
  4. Yoon S, Lee Y, Yoon K, Kim E, Choi S, Juhng S, et al. Complicated giant diverticulum of the transverse colon accompanied by right inguinal hernia of the greater omentum. Br J Radiol. 2007;80:e201-4 pubmed
    ..We report a case of a complicated giant diverticulum of the transverse colon accompanied by a right inguinal hernia of the greater omentum in a 52-year-old man, as demonstrated on CT.
  5. Matsuo S, Mizuta Y, Hayashi T, Susumu S, Tsutsumi R, Azuma T, et al. Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma of the transverse colon: a case report. World J Gastroenterol. 2006;12:5573-6 pubmed
    We herein present a case of a 75-year-old female with mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma of the transverse colon with the stage IE (Ann Arbor classification)...
  6. Akiyoshi T, Kuroyanagi H, Fujimoto Y, Konishi T, Ueno M, Oya M, et al. Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic colectomy for transverse colon cancer. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010;14:818-23 pubmed publisher
    The role of laparoscopic surgery for transverse colon cancer (TCC) remains controversial. This study aimed to evaluate the safety of laparoscopic resection of TCC.
  7. Baek J, Chung M, Jung D, Oh J. Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) in the transverse colon of an adolescent: a case report. Tumori. 2007;93:106-8 pubmed
    ..A 16-year-old female patient with PEComa in the transverse colon was referred to our hospital for rectal bleeding. Laboratory data showed a hemoglobin level of 6...
  8. Hirasaki S, Matsubara M, Ikeda F, Taniguchi H, Suzuki S. Inflammatory fibroid polyp occurring in the transverse colon diagnosed by endoscopic biopsy. World J Gastroenterol. 2007;13:3765-6 pubmed
    A case of an inflammatory fibroid polyp occurring in the transverse colon and diagnosed by endoscopic biopsy is reported. The patient was an 82-year-old man who visited our hospital for further evaluation of occult blood in stool...
  9. Novozhilov V, Dolidze U, Degterev D, Il ina V, Bakhtybaev D. [Angiofibrolipoma of the transverse colon]. Vestn Khir Im I I Grek. 2006;165:102-3 pubmed
  10. King S, Sutcliffe J, Ong S, Lee M, Koh T, Wong S, et al. Substance P and vasoactive intestinal peptide are reduced in right transverse colon in pediatric slow-transit constipation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2010;22:883-92, e234 pubmed publisher
    ..The density of nerve fibers in circular muscle containing these transmitters was examined in colon from children with STC and compared to other pediatric and adult samples...
  11. Lee Y, Lee I, Kang W, Cho H, Park J, Oh S, et al. Surgical and pathological outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for transverse colon cancer. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2008;23:669-73 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in prior trials, the transverse colon was excluded...
  12. Tamura S, Onishi S. Images in clinical medicine. Laterally spreading colon cancer. N Engl J Med. 2004;351:e24 pubmed
  13. Hodges L, Connolly S, Band J, O Mahony B, Ugurlu T, Turkoglu M, et al. Scintigraphic evaluation of colon targeting pectin-HPMC tablets in healthy volunteers. Int J Pharm. 2009;370:144-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The tablets released in the colon in all subjects; three in the ascending colon (AC) and three in the transverse colon (TC). Tablets that released in the TC had reached the AC before or just after food (Group A)...
  14. Nakatsu H, Hazama S, Tomochika S, Sakamoto K, Yoshino S, Oka M. [Extended lymphadenectomy for gastric regional lymph node metastasis from transverse colon cancer--a case report]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009;36:2217-9 pubmed
    We report a case of transverse colon cancer with gastric regional lymph node metastasis. A 50-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for abdominal distension and abnormal evacuation...
  15. McGory M, Zingmond D, Sekeris E, Ko C. The significance of inadvertent splenectomy during colorectal cancer resection. Arch Surg. 2007;142:668-74 pubmed
    ..To examine the frequency, predictors, and outcomes following inadvertent splenectomy during colorectal cancer resection...
  16. Hellan M, Stein H, Pigazzi A. Totally robotic low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision and splenic flexure mobilization. Surg Endosc. 2009;23:447-51 pubmed publisher
    ..This technical report describes all the major aspects for successful performance of this complex minimally invasive procedure...
  17. Haap M, Artunc F, Haas C, Horger M, Teichmann R, Riessen R. [A rare differential diagnosis of acute abdominal pain--case 04/2009]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2009;134:1473 pubmed publisher
    ..5 days previously, a tooth extraction had been performed and postoperatively ibuprofen had been prescribed for pain relief. The medical history was empty besides a penicillin allergy and two caesarean sections 20 and 21 years ago...
  18. Ojo P, Abenthroth A, Fiedler P, Yavorek G. Migrating mesh mimicking colonic malignancy. Am Surg. 2006;72:1210-1 pubmed
    ..At diagnostic laparoscopy, an extensive right lower quadrant mass involving the cecum, bladder, and transverse colon and extending to the midline was found, necessitating conversion to open laparotomy and a right hemicolectomy...
  19. Shugaev A, Dvoriankin D. [Diagnosis of injuries of the colon]. Vestn Khir Im I I Grek. 2008;167:95-7 pubmed
    ..A detailed algorithm of the diagnostic methods of investigation for injuries of the colon is presented. The authors describe the data on the value of certain methods of investigation and shortcomings of the others...
  20. Le P, Mehtari L, Billey C. [Carcinoma of the transverse colon]. J Chir (Paris). 2006;143:285-93 pubmed
    Carcinoma of the transverse colon accounts for 10% of all colorectal cancer. Diagnosis is often delayed and complicated forms (perforation, fistulization, obstruction) occur in 30-50% of cases...
  21. Casaccia M, Torelli P, Troilo B, Savelli A, Valente U. Composite mesh repair of a large paraesophageal hiatal hernia. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2006;16:381-5 pubmed
    ..A 78-year-old female patient with a large paraesophageal hiatal hernia with migration of the left transverse colon inside the hiatal defect (type IV hernia) received laparoscopic repair by means of the composite V-shaped ..
  22. Mineta S, Shimanuki K, Tsuchiya Y, Sugiura A, Kaneko M, Sugiyama Y, et al. Resection of asynchronous quadruple advanced colonic carcinomas followed by reconstruction with ileal interposition between the transverse colon and rectum. J Nippon Med Sch. 2006;73:149-53 pubmed
    ..allowed us to leave a portion of the large bowel and to thereby preserve the rectum and a portion of the transverse colon. After resection of the third and fourth cancer lesions, we reconstructed the large bowel with ileal segment ..
  23. Carlsen C, Floyd A, Lundhus E. [Multiple bowel perforations after swallowing magnetic toys]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2007;169:4242-3 pubmed
    ..We describe the case of a 6-year-old autistic boy who swallowed 4 magnets which led to bowel obstruction and 8 small perforations. It is important to be aware of this potential risk if children ingest small magnetic toys...
  24. Jin H, Min P. Computed tomography of gastrocolic ligament: involvement in malignant tumors of the stomach. Abdom Imaging. 2007;32:59-65 pubmed
    ..This study investigated computed tomographic (CT) features and anatomic bases of gastrocolic ligament involvement in malignant neoplasms of the stomach...
  25. Khan A, Nikolopolous I, Botha A, Mason R. Substernal long segment left colon interposition for oesophageal replacement. Surgeon. 2008;6:54-6 pubmed
    ..Thymectomy allows room for the colonic segment preventing venous congestion. These patients are best managed in specialist units incorporating a multidisciplinary approach with good intensive care and radiological support...
  26. Montiel Jarquín A. Intussusception in adults: surgical aspects. Can J Surg. 2007;50:412 pubmed
  27. Bi J, DU C, Wei G, Zhi K, Han T, Xu G, et al. [Resection of pancreatic capsule and anterior layer of transverse mesocolon in radical gastrectomy and its clinical significance]. Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2009;12:467-70 pubmed
    ..To investigate the clinical significance of resection of the pancreatic capsule and anterior layer of transverse mesocolon in radical gastrectomy...
  28. Kawasaki H, Nishida T, Umemoto K, Nitta T, Matsuki M, Ishibashi T. [A case of adult intussusception caused by transverse colon cancer]. Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi. 2009;106:1636-42 pubmed
    ..The mass was suspected to be cancer of the transverse colon which had led to the intussusception. Operation was performed...
  29. Sakamoto K, Tokita H, Koseki K, Iwao Y, Hosokawa T, Okamura T, et al. [A case of urachal carcinoma with transverse colon fistula]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009;36:2269-71 pubmed
    ..We think it is a cause of strong infiltration of the carcinoma. Curative resection for urachal carcinoma with fistula can lead to a better prognosis, in spite of its invasive character...
  30. Pappalardo E, Pautrat K, Duval H, Valleur P. [Laparoscopic subtotal colectomy for severe acute colitis]. J Chir (Paris). 2007;144:139-42 pubmed
  31. Shetty A, Barnes R, Lazda E, Doherty C, Maxwell N. Cytomegalovirus: a cause of colonic stricture in a premature infant. J Infect. 2007;54:e37-9 pubmed
    ..Laparotomy revealed strictures in the ascending and proximal transverse colon. Right hemicolectomy was performed...
  32. Karkiner A, Temir G, Hosgor M, Gunsar C, Karaca I. Ceacal perforation in a premature newborn infant complicating milk curd syndrome: case report. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2003;14:148-50 pubmed
    ..Primary repair of the ceacal perforation, aspiration of the material from an enterotomy and a protective ileostomy were performed. The patient died in the second postoperative day as a result of cardiopulmonary arrest and septic shock...
  33. Garcia G, Freeman I, Zagorski S, Chung M. A laparoscopic approach to the surgical management of enterocutaneous fistula in a wound healing by secondary intention. Surg Endosc. 2004;18:554-6 pubmed
    ..When combined with lateral component separation, it may result in reduction of inadvertent enterotomies and optimal management of the wound without the use of prosthetic mesh...
  34. Malas M, Aslankoç R, Ungor B, Sulak O, Candir O. The development of large intestine during the fetal period. Early Hum Dev. 2004;78:1-13 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the colon types, developmental change of the colon morphology during the fetal period...
  35. Freitas R, Nobre Y, Macedo A, Demarchi G, Ortiz V, Srougi M. Continent urinary reconstruction in rhabdomyosarcoma: a new approach. J Pediatr Surg. 2004;39:1333-7 pubmed
    ..The authors present here 5 cases of continent urinary diversion in rhabdomyosarcoma applying a recently described technique for the Mitrofanoff Principle devised by the authors...
  36. Greenwald M, Nussbaum T. Right colon, sigmoid colon, and transverse colon diverticulitis in the same patient: report of a case. Dis Colon Rectum. 2005;48:162-6 pubmed
    Although sigmoid colon diverticulitis is frequently seen, right colon and transverse colon diverticulitis remain rare forms of the disease...
  37. Ikuta K, Fujiya M, Ueno N, Hosoki T, Moriichi K, Honda M, et al. Atypical mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in the transverse colon associated with macroglobulinemia. Intern Med. 2010;49:677-82 pubmed
    ..a quite atypical case of primary gastrointestinal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma in the transverse colon. Computed tomography and endoscopic ultrasonography revealed diffuse thickening of the wall, and colonoscopy ..
  38. van Boeckel P, Bodewes H, Maring J, Graafsma S. [Subcutaneous emphysema as the initial symptom of perforated diverticulitis]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2010;154:A987 pubmed
    ..During surgery, a double-barrelled colostomy was raised on the transverse colon. All subcutaneous areas with emphysema were drained...
  39. Ozasa H, Kondo H, Eto R, Shimizu R. [A case report of 4-year survival of the patient with transverse colon cancer with multiple liver and lymph node metastases--multidisciplinary approach]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2009;36:2187-9 pubmed
    A 47-year-old male presented to our Hospital in February 2005 with acute colonic obstruction due to transverse colon cancer. The patient had undergone emergency transverse colectomy with loop colostomy...
  40. Munteanu I, Stefan S, Isloi A, Coca I, Baroi G, Radu L, et al. [Surgical therapeutic strategy in vital risk polytrauma with multiple organ injuries, case report]. Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2008;112:1003-6 pubmed
    ..It is necessary to adopt the best and fast therapeutic strategy in order to obtain rapid life-saving decisions...
  41. Galanis I, Dragoumis D, Kalogirou T, Lakis S, Kotakidou R, Atmatzidis K. Spontaneous perforation of solitary ulcer of transverse colon. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2010;53:138-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Surgery revealed a perforation at the antimesenteric wall of the transverse colon and segmental colectomy of the transverse colon was performed...
  42. Pappas Gogos G, Karfis E, Kakadellis J, Tsimoyiannis E. Intrathoracic cancer of the splenic flexure. Hernia. 2007;11:257-9 pubmed
    ..We emphasize the importance of making a prompt diagnosis in order to avoid further morbidity and mortality in this rare clinical entity...
  43. Mittal R, Samarasam I, Chandran S, Mathew G. Primary splenic flexure volvulus. Singapore Med J. 2007;48:e87-9 pubmed
    ..Radiograph showed a massively-dilated large bowel loop with a coffee-bean sign. At emergency laparotomy, a distended and gangrenous splenic flexure was found, with absence of all three ligamentous attachments of the splenic flexure...
  44. Hsueh C, Jaw T, Lin J, Chan H. Splenic flexure colonic volvulus: a pediatric case report. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2007;23:207-10 pubmed
    ..Detorsion of SFV occurred while undergoing exploratory laparotomy. He received regular follow-up in the subsequent 3 years without recurrence...
  45. Dronamraju S, Ramamurthy S, Kelly S, Hayat M. Role of self-expanding metallic stents in the management of malignant obstruction of the proximal colon. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009;52:1657-61 pubmed publisher
    ..However, right colonic lesions account for less than 5% of all reported cases of colonic stenting. This study was performed to determine the outcomes following stenting for lesions proximal to the splenic flexure...
  46. Cavallaro G, Arena R, D Ermo G, Basile U, Polistena A, Scorsi A, et al. Cystic duplication of transverse colon: an unusual case of abdominal pain and bowel obstruction. G Chir. 2010;31:236-8 pubmed
    ..The Authors present a case of cystic duplication of transverse colon in a young adult male, cause of acute abdominal pain and intestinal obstruction, thus requiring urgent surgery...
  47. Terzi A, Tedeschi U, Lonardoni A, Furia S, Benato C, Calabrò F. A rare cause of dyspnea in adult: a right Bochdalek's hernia-containing colon. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2008;16:e42-4 pubmed
    ..Right colon herniation in adults has never been reported. We present a case of a 70-year-old woman with right BH-containing colon. The patient was successfully treated by combined laparoscopic and thoracoscopic approach...
  48. Dinter D, Chakraborty A, Brade J, Back W, Neff K, Singer M, et al. Endoscopy and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with Crohn's disease: a retrospective single-centre comparative study. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2008;43:207-16 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was retrospectively to assess the correlation of endoscopy, histology and MRI findings for the terminal ileum and the colon in a cohort of patients with Crohn's disease...
  49. Senda E, Maruno T, Ashida C, Okutani T, Yamada H, Koshiba T, et al. [A case of colon cancer with extramural progression]. Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi. 2007;104:671-7 pubmed
    ..Colonoscopy showed Type 3-like tumor with a large ulcer in the transverse colon, and the biopsy specimen indicated moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma...
  50. Hoensch H, Peters W, Roelofs H, Kirch W. Expression of the glutathione enzyme system of human colon mucosa by localisation, gender and age. Curr Med Res Opin. 2006;22:1075-83 pubmed
    ..Variations of GST enzyme activity could influence the susceptibility of developing cancers in certain areas of the gastrointestinal tract...
  51. Bamac B, Colak T, Ozbek A, Ozturk B. A rare case of distal one-third of the transverse colon supplied by a branch from splenic artery. Saudi Med J. 2006;27:536-8 pubmed
    ..It arose from the splenic artery toward the distal part of transverse colon which typically supplied by the inferior mesenteric artery...
  52. Leung F, Lieberman J, Fagen N, Kasimian D, Wick R. Colonoscopic features of simvastatin-induced colitis suggest ischemia as an etiologic mechanism. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005;62:175-8 pubmed
  53. Suchithra N, Sreejith P, Pappachan J, George J, Rajakumari P, Cheriyan G. Acrodermatitis enteropathica-like skin eruption in a case of short bowel syndrome following jejuno-transverse colon anastomosis. Dermatol Online J. 2007;13:20 pubmed
    ..of acrodermatitis enteropathica-like skin eruption due to deficiency of zinc and other nutritional factors in a patient who has undergone extensive small bowel resection and jejuno-transverse colon anastomosis for mesenteric ischemia.
  54. Astrup J, Nordentoft T. [Magnetic items cause perforation of the bowel]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2007;169:4240-1 pubmed
    ..Based on the present cases, our recommendation is that an acute abdominal x-ray should be made, followed by either an acute endoscopy or acute laparatomy, even if the patient shows no signs of gastrointestinal symptoms...
  55. Zhou D, Zhao W, Yan T, Zhu W, Zhu C, Ying D. [Study on the biomechanical behavior of human intestine]. Sheng Wu Yi Xue Gong Cheng Xue Za Zhi. 2006;23:1017-9 pubmed
    ..It is considered that the colon can be more easily deformed. The experimental results provide the theoretic basis for research on intestinal endoscopic microrobot...
  56. Kiyuna M, Toda T, Kijima H, Uechi H. [Rare case report of solitary ganglioneuroma of the transverse colon]. Rinsho Byori. 2010;58:35-8 pubmed
    We report herein a rare case of solitary ganglioneuroma occurring in the transverse colon with a brief literature review...
  57. Grelotti D, Riall T, Williams C. A palpable, obstructing carcinoma of the colon incarcerated within a large ventral hernia. J Gastrointest Surg. 2006;10:1092-4 pubmed
    ..Here we describe a case of a man with an obstructing neoplasm of the colon within a large ventral hernia, whose constipation was initially attributed to incarceration of the hernia...
  58. Franco Moreno A, Arbol Linde F, Marcos Sanchez F, Martínez de la Casa Muñoz A, Casallo Blanco S. [Perforation of the transverse colon in closed abdominal trauma: lesion caused by safety belt]. Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2003;26:666 pubmed
  59. Costello M, Bolling R, Gonzalez R. Intra-abdominal injury as a result of high-pressure water injection. J Trauma. 2008;65:222-4; discussion 224 pubmed publisher
  60. Koide N, Tsuchie K, Mihara E, Itoh O, Nakajima M, Shibata T. Small early invasive colon cancer near the splenic flexure successfully diagnosed by intraoperative magnifying endoscopy. Dig Dis Sci. 2007;52:1394-7 pubmed
  61. Bissada N, Abdallah M. Technique for pure transverse colon continent cutaneous urinary diversion. Urology. 2007;69:173-4 pubmed
    We describe a new method for constructing a pure transverse colon reservoir with two short segments of transverse colon fashioned as Monti tubes that are placed in a serous-lined extramural tunnel for construction of the efferent segment ..
  62. Fukuda Y, Fujio N, Ihara T, Takatori H, Tsukazaki T, Koyama I, et al. [A case of advanced gastric cancer with direct invasion of the transverse colon responding to paclitaxel/5'-DFUR combined therapy]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2005;32:1945-8 pubmed
    ..non-resectable scirrhous gastric cancer of antrum accompanied with colon ileus due to direct invasion of the transverse colon. As the ileus improved after cecostomy, chemotherapy with TS-1/cisplatin(CDDP) was performed...