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BALTIMORE ― At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, Donald Korb, OD, discusses research he has conducted looking at patients whose eyes close but do not seal while they ...
This video examines the treatment of patients with low-lying rectal cancer and explores options such as neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy, which could improve the efficacy of surgery.
The use of pelvic drainage after rectal excision for rectal cancer remains controversial. Does the evidence support this practice? Annals of Surgery
This video examines a pair of studies that looked at molecular variances and clinical differences between left-sided colon and rectal cancers.
Organ-space surgical site infections (SSI) are the most serious and costly infections after colorectal surgery. Most previous studies of risk factors for SSI have analyzed colon and rectal procedures ...
Pooled data suggests that incomplete rectal tumor resection is significantly more likely following a laparoscopic than an open surgical approach, according to French researchers. Reuters Health Info...
Day in and day out, in our bodies, the DNA in cells is damaged for a variety of reasons, and thus intercellular DNA-repair systems are fundamental to the maintenance of life. Now scientists from the U...
To investigate the midterm outcomes of thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) with the use of the Seal stent graft for four categories of thoracic aortic disease.
Transanal operative endolaparoscopy has becoming popular since the introduction of Total Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) more than 30 years ago. Recently, an evolution of laparoscopy called TransAnal Mi...
Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision (TME) of rectal cancer results in similar long-term survival rates to open TME, but there is evidence that it leads to better short-term post-surgical recovery i...
Rectal atresia (RA) and rectal stenosis (RS) are rare anomalies with varied treatment options. A thorough literature review was done on reported cases/series of RA and RS. Based on evidence from cases...
The Manchester repair, developed in the UK by Donald, described in 1908, and later modified by Fothergill, is a well-studied and proven surgical treatment for uterovaginal prolapse when uterine preser...