Hand-assisted laparoscopic subtotal colectomy with cecorectal anastomosis for chronic idiopathic colonic pseudo-obstruction: report of a case

@article{Miyazaki2012HandassistedLS,
  title={Hand-assisted laparoscopic subtotal colectomy with cecorectal anastomosis for chronic idiopathic colonic pseudo-obstruction: report of a case},
  author={Kensuke Miyazaki and Yasuhiro Torashima and Satoshi Mochizuki and Seiya Susumu and Kengo Kanetaka and Susumu Eguchi and Takashi Kanematsu and Kuniko Abe and Fumihiko Fujita},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2012},
  volume={44},
  pages={581-585}
}
Chronic idiopathic colonic pseudo-obstruction (CICP) is characterized by the chronic disturbance of colonic motility without mechanical obstruction, any underlying disease or medication. Currently, there are no established medical treatments for CICP. A 62-year-old female who had undergone right hemicolectomy for splenic flexure syndrome caused by… CONTINUE READING