The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Chronic Radiation Proctitis.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is dedicated to ensuring high-quality patient care by advancing the science, prevention, and management of disorders and diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. The Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee is charged with leading international efforts in defining quality care for conditions related to the colon, rectum, and anus by developing clinical practice guidelines based on the best available evidence. These guidelines are inclusive, not prescriptive, and are intended for the use of all practitioners, healthcare workers, and patients who desire information about the management of the conditions addressed by the topics covered in these guidelines. Their purpose is to provide information on which decisions can be made rather than to dictate a specific form of treatment.

[Clinical case of the month. Cerebral air embolism arising during a procedure of thermocoagulation of a bronchial epidermoid carcinoma in situ by fiberscopy].

Abstract: Patient aged 48 years followed for COPD evolutionary stage 3 according to the GOLD classification. In the waning of a unifocal lung, bronchial endoscopy performed to bacteriological referred highlights a squamous cell carcinoma in situ. During an endoscopic...