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Patients who had either laparoscopic surgery or open surgery for localized rectal cancer had similar overall survival and disease-free survival rates.
By age 80 years, one in eight women will undergo surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP), a condition where the pelvic organs descend into or through the vaginal canal.1 In the United States, about......
A meta-analysis on the use of FDG PET for restaging locally advanced rectal cancer is reviewed. Medscape Radiology
Randomized trial data support the use of laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer; however, such evidence was lacking for rectal cancer. Now, the COLOR II randomized trial gives minimally invasive resect...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For people who are financially strapped, time challenged or on the road without a gym in sight, fitness experts say streaming videos can provide cheap or free workouts, leaving no...
If you get a warm, fuzzy feeling after watching cute cat videos online, the effect may be more profound than you think. The Internet phenomenon of watching cat videos, from […]
Mercury II: Low rectal cancerBetter imaging of rectal cancers using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to locate and map the tumour site more accurately have led to improved outcomes for...
Surgical management of rectal prolapse remains a challenge with the bredth of choices available and varies on the international, national, regional and locoregional level depending on expertise, comfo...
The rate of reoperation after transabdominal as compared with transperineal repair for rectal prolapse is unknown. We evaluated all patients who underwent surgical treatment for rectal prolapse perfor...
External rectal prolapse may require emergency admission in the elderly and comorbid population. We report the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic ventral rectopexy in patients having an emergency adm...
Laparoscopic Resection Rectopexy With Preservation of the Superior Rectal Artery, Natural Orifice Specimen Extraction, and Assessment of Anastomotic Perfusion Using Indocyanine Green Imaging in Rectal Prolapse.
The management of obstructed defecation syndrome (ODS) is mainly conservative and mainly consists of fiber diet, bulking laxatives, rectal irrigation or hydrocolontherapy, biofeedback, transanal elect...