Histopathological confirmation achieved in 18 cases ( 86% )
15 proved to be adeno carcinoma
Inflamed tissue – 1 case –diverticular stricture
Liver bx in one case showed microacinar adeno ca
Omental bx – taken in a case of Ovarian cancer
3 cases did not have histological confirmation as in two cases there was radiological evidence of metastatic disease and in the other it was based on clinical diagnosis based on flexible sigmoidoscopy.
Presently we are performing contrast enema for everyone to know the anatomy of the large bowel before stenting