Search: large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ)

rectum

The last 15–20 cm of the large bowel, which stores faeces until a bowel movement occurs….

caecum

The pouch at the beginning of the large bowel that receives waste from the small bowel.

familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)

A benign condition that causes polyps to form in the large bowel. The polyps will become cancerous if untreated.

polyp

A projecting growth from a surface in the body, such as the large bowel. Most polyps are benign, but they can become malignant….