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Accurate localization of a colonic lesion is crucial to successful resection. Although colonic tattooing is a widely accepted technique to mark lesions for future identification surgery or repeat colonoscopy, no consensus guidelines exist. The objective of this study was to determine whether the current tattooing practice at a tertiary medical center differs from recommendations in the literature and self-reported provider practice.
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Name: Southern medical journal
Tattooing especially gains popularity among both men and women in adulthood from the wide range of socioeconomic groups and is noted as a risk taking behaviour in adults. Especially when tattooing doe...
Measuring patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in clinical practice has been associated with improved survival and quality of life for patients with cancer. However, this application of PROs is relatively...
A large body of research has suggested that localisation of the hand in external space relies on distorted representations of the hand. We developed a paradigm for measuring implicit perceptual maps o...
Data were analyzed from a national convenience sample of 3,000 bedside nurses in Lebanon to evaluate the psychometric characteristics of the first Arabic version of the Actual Scope of Nursing Practic...
Endoscopic tattooing to facilitate colorectal lesions' identification during laparoscopic surgery is a reliable and widely used technique. India Ink is the standard option for colonic tat...
The primary objective of this study is aimed at analyzing the ICU triage practices of clinicians at a cancer hospital with and without the use of an algorithm-based triage tool, and to ass...
Heart disease and strokes cause one in three deaths reported each year in the United States. Primary care practices need to implement new research findings that help decrease patients' ris...
This study evaluate the prevalence of advanced colonic neoplasia (ACN) in acute diverticulitis. A sub-analysis of complicated and uncomplicated acute diverticulitis will be made in order t...
The main objective of this study was to determine the frequency of the practice of colonic irrigation (CI) among patients with a colostomy,. Other objectives are: - To compare t...
The study, based on direct observation, use of statistical records, interviews, or experimental methods, of actual practices or the actual impact of practices or policies.
The indelible marking of TISSUES, primarily SKIN, by pricking it with NEEDLES to imbed various COLORING AGENTS. Tattooing of the CORNEA is done to colorize LEUKOMA spots.
The wounding of the body or body parts by branding, cutting, piercing (BODY PIERCING), or TATTOOING as a cultural practice or expression of creativity or identity.
Inflammation of the COLONIC DIVERTICULA, generally with abscess formation and subsequent perforation.
Activities associated with the disposition of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...