sigmoid colectomy

Known as: Colon Resection, Sigmoid Extended, Sigmoidectomy, sigmoidectomies 
A surgical procedure involving the partial or complete resection of the sigmoid colon.
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2011
2011
Conventional techniques for laparoscopic-assisted colectomy (LAC) require abdominal minilaparotomy for extraction of the specimen… (More)
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2011
2011
Single-incision laparoscopic surgery is an emerging modality that has proven to be safe and feasible for colon resection in… (More)
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2010
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2010
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare open and laparoscopic sigmoid resection for diverticulitis with the patient and… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE To prospectively determine the functional impact of elective laparoscopic sigmoidectomy after prior acute… (More)
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2003
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2003
HYPOTHESIS Laparoscopic colectomy has significant advantages over open colectomy in the treatment of diverticular disease with… (More)
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2002
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2002
PURPOSE The feasibility of laparoscopic colectomy for colon surgery has now been well established. Most of the studies on… (More)
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2002
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2002
PURPOSE Although laparoscopic colectomy has demonstrated a variety of advantages, it remains unclear whether the reductions in… (More)
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2000
2000
Laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy (LSC) for diverticular disease accounts for a limited number of laparoscopic colon cases performed… (More)
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1994
1994
Laparoscopic surgery seems set to make a significant impact on the practice of colorectal surgery. However, to date, the majority… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
A multicenter retrospective study was undertaken to assess the efficacy and safety of laparoscopy in colon and rectal surgery. To… (More)
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