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… (More)
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1944-2017
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND & AIMS Postoperative morbidity and mortality following a colectomy for ulcerative colitis (UC) has been primarily… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
This study compared the experience and cost of the DaVinci Robotic system and laparoscopy for colon resections. For this study… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES), a recent development in the field of minimally invasive surgery, may… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND & AIMS Cyclosporine (CSA) has been shown to be effective in steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis (UC) and as an… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Fluoroquinolones have not been frequently implicated as a cause of Clostridium difficile outbreaks… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
HYPOTHESIS Patients with diverticulitis are at a lifetime risk for emergency colectomy and colostomy. Age and recurrence… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
One hundred fifty consecutive laparoscopic-assisted colectomies performed by a surgical team were analyzed in an attempt to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The aim of this study was to prospectively assess the impact of laparoscopy upon the outcome of total abdominal colectomy (TAC… (More)
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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… (More)
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