Left colon

Known as: COLON, LEFT, colon left 
The portion of the large intestine that includes the descending and sigmoid colon.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The technique for robotic resection of the left colon and anterior resection of the rectum with total mesorectal excision is not… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND AND AIM Recently, the clinical and biological differences between right- and left-sided colon cancers have been widely… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND & AIMS Telomere shortening is implicated in cancer and aging and might link these 2 biologic events. We explored this… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE Adequate lymph node evaluation is important to stage colon cancers and make adjuvant treatment decisions. Studies have… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Anastomotic dehiscence is the most severe surgical complication after large bowel resection. This study was designed to assess… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are at the centre of many physiological and pathological processes. NOX1, a ROS-producing NADPH… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Epidemiologic studies of colorectal neoplasia have usually examined body mass index as a risk factor, but not other aspects of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Colonic contents were obtained from two human sudden-death victims within 3 h of death. One of the subjects (1) was methanogenic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Gastrointestinal (GI) pH has been measured in 66 normal subjects using a pH sensitive radiotelemetry capsule passing freely… (More)
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1988
1988
The tip of an intraluminal probe was positioned in the cecum, and before and after a standard meal (>800 kcal), the rapid… (More)
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