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Colectomy

Known as: Colectomies 
An operation to remove all or part of the colon. When only part of the colon is removed, it is called a partial colectomy. In an open colectomy, one… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS The efficacy of infliximab for treating patients with ulcerative colitis has been established. METHODS The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Postoperative ileus, a transient impairment of gastrointestinal motility, is a common cause of delay in return to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BackgroundThis study compared the experience and cost of the DaVinci Robotic system and laparoscopy for colon resections… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Fluoroquinolones have not been frequently implicated as a cause of Clostridium difficile outbreaks… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
HYPOTHESIS Patients with diverticulitis are at a lifetime risk for emergency colectomy and colostomy. Age and recurrence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest that elective colectomy is often required after an episode of acute diverticulitis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE: Comorbid conditions affect the risk of adverse outcomes after surgery, but the magnitude of risk has not previously been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND There has been no new effective drug therapy for patients with severe ulcerative colitis since corticosteroids were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Familial adenomatous polyposis is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the formation of hundreds of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The successful application of laparoscopic surgery to gallbladder disease and acute appendicitis has encouraged clinical… Expand
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