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I went to a practice advertises:
As the largest and most experienced gastroenterology practice in South Carolina, we provide the latest diagnostic testing and treatment. We evaluate and manage patients with GI problems such as GERD, Peptic Ulcer disease, Gallbladder disease, IBS, Inflammatory Bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease), Liver diseases, Pancreatic disease, Diverticulitis, difficulty swallowing and Colonoscopy for Cancer Screening.
The doctor who did my colonoscopy is a gastroenterologist. He began his college career with Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then received his doctorate of medicine from a -School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency, and fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology).
He is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, South Carolina Gastroenterology Association, South Carolina Medical Association, and the American Society for Gastroenterology Endoscopy.
On health grades, he ranks very high across the board.
Yes i have a copy of the colonoscopy report
There is a diagram of a colon . It states 13 cm from anal verge 2.5 rectal mass . Also polypectomy by suare ---with the word hot inserted above polypectomy. instruments PCFQ180AL . India Ink rectal . also gave us photos.
Pathology report says
"rectal mass" colonic adenocarcinoma arising in a background of tubulovillous adenoma
The biopsy demonstrates at least adenocarcinoma in situ with foci suspicious for superficial invasion. Results were concurred with another doctor, it stated.
Microscopic examination has been performed and results are incorporated into the above diagnosis
A. Rectal Mass
Received in formalin labeled rectal mass. label matching requisition and specimen consists of multiple tan tissue fragments which in aggregate measure approximately 3 by 3 by .3 cm. The specimen is submitted entirely in one cassette.
female age 72
3/21/18 Routine colonoscopy. Dx "rectal mass" colonic adenocarcinoma
3/22/18 Ct scan no distant metastatic disease
4/1/18 MRI shows left lateral wall thickening of the rectosigmoid junction originating app 13 cm. from the anal verge. Overall lesion 3.5 cm. No progressive adjacent adenopathy.
Depth T2 no evidence for lymph node spread.
Stage 1 t2n0
3/22/18 CEA 0.8 range 0.0-3.0
4/16/18 Robotic Assisted LAR
Pathology negative for malignancy