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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.
A Hawaiian monk seal conservation volunteer has captured rare video of one of the animals giving birth.
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 ...
(HealthDay)—About 15 percent of octogenarians and nonagenarians with stage II/III rectal adenocarcinoma do not receive treatment, according to a study published online July 31 in Cancer.
Dr Parikh talks to ecancer at SLAGO 2017 about total neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer and the opportunity to reduce the number of days that a patient needs to receive radiation for rectal cancer ...
(HealthDay)—Loss of E-cadherin protein expression in the pretherapeutic biopsy of rectal cancer is associated with fewer metastases and improved survival, according to a study published online March...
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...