News Articles on 'Colorectal Surgery'
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Ophthalmology, psychiatry, rehabiliation, and rheumatology. *** Colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, congestive heart failure and chronic ...
Source: U.S. News & World Report - Health
Published: 14 Aug 2018
What Is Important to Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery?
Newswise — What do patients really want? These are important questions that doctors at the University of Vermont have tried to answer. In the August issue of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, Dr. Wrenn and his colleagues surveyed 167 patients who had ...
Published: 30 Jul 2018
Doctor proud of colon surgery results
Bermuda could become a centre for specialist colon removal surgery, a surgeon at the Bermuda Hospitals Board has said. Fitzroy Hamilton said results in Bermuda were better than those of top European clinics that use single-incision laparoscopic surgery for ...
Source: The Royal Gazette
Published: 21 Jul 2018
What's important to patients post-colorectal surgery? 3 study insights
A study, published in Disease of the Colon & Rectum, analyzed what patients thought of their perioperative care and recovery periods following colorectal surgery. Researchers examined 167 patients from a single academic medical center in New England.
Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 01 Aug 2018
Pacira Pharmaceuticals (PCRX) Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
TELA's portfolio and therapeutic focus are highly complementary to our commercial audience in soft tissue procedures, such as colorectal surgery, ventral hernia repair, and breast reconstruction. We look forward to transitioning this relationship to a more ...
Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 02 Aug 2018
UPMC Susquehanna welcomes new colorectal surgeon
WILLIAMSPORT — UPMC Susquehanna welcomes colorectal surgeon Jasneet Bhullar, MD, MS, to the General Surgery team. Dr. Bhullar earned his medical degree at Guru Gobind Singh Medical College in Faridkot, India and completed residencies in general surgery ...
Source: Lock Haven
Published: 24 Jun 2018
Philip Gordon was a pioneering colorectal surgeon
Montreal lost one of its longest serving and most accomplished doctors Wednesday, when Philip Gordon, 75, died of pancreatic cancer. Gordon was a colorectal surgeon who worked for 40 years at the Jewish General Hospital, many of them as the head of the ...
Source: Montreal Gazette
Published: 13 Apr 2018
New surgical protocol eases pain of colorectal surgery
Delina Schexnayder is less than two months out from major surgery, but you’d never know it by looking at her. She moves well and she’s back at work. "I was able to get up and move around a lot better and that made me feel a lot better,” said Schexnayder.
Published: 16 Mar 2018
Colon and rectal surgeon Marc Singer, MD, Joins Loyola Medicine
This post was contributed by a community member. Colon and rectal surgeon Marc Singer, MD, who uses minimally invasive techniques in most of his surgeries, has joined Loyola Medicine. Dr. Singer treats colon and rectal cancer; inflammatory bowel disease ...
Source: USA Patch
Published: 10 Oct 2017
Flexible robot snakes into colon for surgery
A medical robot recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration has been used in a first-of-its-kind worldwide colon and rectal surgery in D.C. — performed through the patient’s anus, without any incisions. WASHINGTON — A medical robot recently ...
Source: WTOP News
Published: 06 Sep 2017
No benefits to robotic colorectal surgery, study says
A study of the use of robotic surgery for colorectal cancer has found it's on par with traditional methods — while taking longer and costing more. Norman Swan: Another technology that has had huge publicity, putting pressure on surgeons to offer it, is ...
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: 06 Nov 2017
Robotic Surgery 2.0: Advancing the Treatment for Colon Cancer
Your best option for beating colon cancer — the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States — is actually preventing it with regular colonoscopies. What happens, however, if you’ve already been diagnosed? Lehigh Valley patients looking ...
Source: The Morning Call
Published: 08 Sep 2017
In a first, two robots remove uterus and colon in simultaneous surgery
A cancer patient is recovering after being operated on in two places at the same time by a robot during a rare procedure. Christine Lockton, 63, had a hysterectomy and part of her colon removed simultaneously in the operation, which was a first for the ...
Source: Fox News
Published: 05 Apr 2018
OLOL welcomes new colon rectal surgeon
Our Lady of the Lake has a new colon rectal surgeon on staff. R. Scott Daugherty Jr., MD, joined Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Associates. He teams with a group of Board Certified colorectal surgeons in the evaluation and ...
Published: 10 May 2018
MT Attorney General Fox reveals he had colon-cancer surgery
HELENA - Montana Attorney General Tim Fox revealed Monday that he had a cancerous section of his colon surgically removed less than three weeks ago – and that he’ll undergo chemotherapy for further cancer treatment. Fox said he returned to work last ...
Published: 16 Apr 2018
Social News 15/8
Prof. Joel Leroy, a leading French expert in digestion endoscopy, is participating in the programme. He was the first surgeon to perform colorectal surgery without scarring the patient’s abdominal wall. Prof. Leroy will examine and perform surgeries on ...
Published: 15 Aug 2017
Everything You Wanted to Know About Recovering from Colorectal Surgery
Karen Manzini is a Southern girl, both by birth and by choice. Raised in Georgia and now living in the state again after a 25-year hiatus in Italy, she speaks with a drawl, participates in gardening clubs and was raised not to discuss bodily functions like ...
Source: US News Health
Published: 02 Aug 2016
What Does Surgery for Colon Cancer Involve?
Most patients undergo one of the two main types of surgery for colorectal cancer. (Getty Images) Have you been diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer? If so, surgery will most likely be part of your treatment. In fact, according to the National Cancer ...
Source: US News Health
Published: 08 Jun 2017
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Highland Oncology Group - "A colon and rectal surgeon, is a surgeon who has completed and is board certified in general surgery. and then has been selected to pursue further fellowship training in the specialty of colon and rectal surgery. That fellowship ...
Source: KNWA News
Published: 31 May 2017
Ric Flair remains in critical condition after colon surgery
Ric Flair remained in critical condition on Tuesday as details emerged about the nature of his surgery. see also Charlotte Flair breaks silence following dad Ric's surgery The morning after Ric Flair was placed in a medically... The wrestling legend was ...
Source: New York Post
Published: 15 Aug 2017
Weight loss surgery tied to colon cancer risk
Obesity is already linked to a higher risk of colon or rectal cancer, but a new study suggests this risk is even greater for obese people who have undergone weight-loss surgery. Based on a study of more than 77,000 obese patients, Swedish and English ...
Source: Fox News
Published: 10 Apr 2013
Colorectal surgery helps swimmer return to the pool
Ryan Burcham, center, returned to competitive swimming after colorectal surgery at Vanderbilt. With him at a recent follow-up appointment are, from left, Julie Hood, R.N., Rosie Moncibais, LPN, and his parents, Kevin and Susan Burcham. (photo by Emily Goad ...
Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 06 Feb 2014
Lighting up can bring you down in colorectal surgery
Infection, pneumonia, blood clots and kidney failure are all possible complications after any major surgery. A new study shows that smoking boosts the risk of such complications following some of the most common colorectal procedures, including surgery for ...
Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 24 Sep 2013