Gastroenterology MCQ 127

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100 Q&A About Prostate Cancer, 2nd Edition (100 Questions & Answers about . . .)A 62 year old man with a history of radiation therapy for prostate cancer 6 years prior has a diverting colostomy peformed for complicated diverticulitis with abscess formation. Three weeks after the procedure he begins to experience passage of mucus and blood per rectum, tenesmus, and crampy lower abdominal pain. Sigmoidoscopy reveals friable, erythematous rectal mucosa, with areas of spontaneous hemorrhage. The treatment of choice for this condition is:

  1. endoscopic therapy with the argon plasma coagulator

  2. endoscopic therapy with the YAG laser

  3. endoscopic therapy with bipolar electrocoagulation

  4. cort enemas

  5. surgical reanastomosis

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