ENDORECTAL AND ENDOANAL ULTRASOUND (ERUS)

Endorectal ultrasound (ERUS) has become a basic tool for the diagnosis and staging of many proctologic and pelvic floor disorders.

The procedure is done by the use of an ultrasound and a rectal probe, specially design to explore the rectoanal area.

This procedure is useful in many different situations:

  • Rectoanal diseases such as perianal fistula, perianal abcess, Crohn´s disease etc.

 

  • Rectal tumor staging

 

  • Fecal incontinence. By ERUS we can visualize defects in the anal sphincters.

 

  • Other situations such us anal pain etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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