Colon and Rectal Surgery (procedure)

Known as: colon and rectum surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, colorectal surgery 
Surgical removal of part or all of the colon and/or rectum.
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1950-2017
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2015
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2015
INTRODUCTION Because of their difficult location or size, some polyps are impossible to remove with a flexible colonoscope and… (More)
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2014
Review
2014
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Over the years, there has been a continual shift toward more minimally invasive surgical techniques… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the independent risk factors for mortality in colon and rectal surgery can aid surgeons in surgical… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Complications associated with blood transfusions have resulted in widespread acceptance of low hematocrit levels in… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Laparoscopy is the approach of choice for the majority of colorectal disorders that require a minimally invasive… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECTIVE To assess whether elective colon and rectal surgery can be safely performed without preoperative mechanical bowel… (More)
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2002
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2002
OBJECTIVE The primary endpoint was to compare the impact of laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery on 30-day postoperative… (More)
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1998
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1998
PURPOSE Trials comparing handsewn with stapled anastomoses in colon and rectal surgery have not found statistical differences… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Uncontrolled studies using laparoscopic techniques in colorectal surgery have not demonstrated clear advantages to… (More)
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1996
1996
In reports on earlier non-prospectively randomized trials the authors have claimed that early oral postoperative feeding is a… (More)
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