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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...
BBC NewsSeal pup found in Cowbridge field seven miles from seaBBC NewsA dehydrated and underweight seal pup has been found in a field seven miles from the sea in Vale of Glamorgan. RSPCA officers resc...
(Bentham Science Publishers) The spherical mechanical seal which can automatically adjust the contact state of sealing surfaces is proposed to replace the frequently used plane mechanical seal in orde...
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...
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...
Oncological rules for resection of rectal cancer are well established. Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) is considered the gold standard treatment for rectal cancers. The main aim of surgery is to ensur...