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The low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) severely affects quality of life (QoL) after rectal cancer surgery. Studies investigating LARS and the effect on QoL after transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) for rectal cancer are scarce. The aim of our study was to assess bowel dysfunction and QoL after TEM.
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Name: Digestive surgery
Transanal endoscopic microsurgery has become the standard of treatment for rectal villous adenomas. However, the role of preoperative imaging for these lesions is not clear. The aim of this study was ...
Benign rectal lesions have been treated over the last 30 years by endoscopists usingh endoscopic mucosal or submucosal dissection, or by surgeons byh transanal endoscopic microsurgery (1,2). Both appr...
This study aimed to assess the functional outcome of transanal repair of rectocele using the patient symptom scores and quality of life (QOL) instruments.
Rectal neuroendocrine tumors (RNET) are rare tumors but their prevalence is constantly increasing due to a prolonged survival and rising incidence related to a growing number of colonoscopies and impr...
Organ-preserving local excision (LE) by transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) for early rectal cancer offers significantly less morbidity with acceptable oncological outcomes. This study presents ou...
This is a observational cohort study to determine the influence of Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) on patients Quality of Life
Transanal endoscopic microsurgery is the main treatment option for rectal tumors such as large adenoma, early cancer because of lower complications and mortality rates and shorter hospital...
Post-operative urinary retention (POUR) is a frequent complication reported as ranging from 10 to 55% in the literature. In a recent retrospective study from Laliberte et al in Quebec City...
The study aims to compare a newly developed system for transanal colonic irrigation (Peristeen Anal Irrigation) with a bowel management regime that does not include irrigation in a prospec...
The high proportion of complete and good responders with modern chemoradiation and the improvement in magnetic resonance (MR)-imaging techniques have stimulated a renewed interest to the q...
A specialized form of transanal endoscopic surgery for microscopically controlled operations in the RECTUM.
Surgical procedures performed through the anus using a PROCTOSCOPE.
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Non-invasive, endoscopic imaging by use of VIDEO CAPSULE ENDOSCOPES to perform examination of the gastrointestinal tract, especially the small bowel.
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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...