Colorectal Surgery Specialty

Known as: Colon and Rectal Surgery Specialty, Surgery.colorectal, Colorectal Surgery 
A surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and abnormalities of the COLON; RECTUM; and ANAL CANAL.
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2011
2011
Due to the recent heightened interest in even less invasive surgery, single port laparoscopic colorectal surgery is quickly… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVE Surgical site infections are a major source of morbidity after colorectal surgery. The aim of this study was to explore… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of surgeon specialization on emergency colorectal resection in terms of mortality, morbidity… (More)
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2010
2010
PURPOSE It is well recognized that the increased risk of a postoperative venous thrombotic event extends beyond the inpatient… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND Surgical decision-making and informed patient consent both benefit from having accurate information about risk. But… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE Local anesthetic wound infusion has been investigated in recent years as a potential alternative to standard analgesic… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE Unplanned readmission after colorectal surgery is a relatively frequent event, knowledge of which often is inaccurate… (More)
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2003
2003
INTRODUCTION Surgical management of left-sided large bowel emergencies has been evolving toward single-staged procedures… (More)
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1997
1997
Preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis is known to significantly reduce the incidence of postoperative wound infection in elective… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To assess the differences among surgeons in postoperative complications, postoperative mortality, and survival in… (More)
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