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6 Questions to Ask When Looking for a Colorectal Surgeon

As a society, we don't much like talking about medical problems related to the colon and rectum. But it's important to be aware of what's going on down below. Although it's certainly not the only ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 03 Oct 2018

After surgery for stage II or III colorectal cancer, more vs less frequent follow-up did not differ for 5-year mortality

Wille-Jørgensen P, Syk I, Smedh K, et al; COLOFOL Study Group. Effect of more vs less frequent follow-up testing on overall and colorectal cancer-specific mortality in patients with stage II or III colorectal cancer: the COLOFOL randomized clinical trial.

Published: 15 Oct 2018

uBiome Appoints Dr. Steven Medwell, MD, Distinguished Colorectal Surgeon, to its Medical Advisory Board

The leader in microbial genomics appoints renowned surgeon of the Pacific Northwest to its board of medical advisors. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- uBiome, the leader in ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Robotic Surgery for Rectal Cancer: General Surgery News Report

The material on this site is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment provided by a qualified health care provider. © 2018 MedPage Today, LLC. All rights reserved. At MedPage Today, we are ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Anti-inflammatory may improve colon cancer surgery outcomes

The anti-inflammatory and anti-neoplastic agent taurolidine significantly decreased IL-6 levels in patients undergoing colon cancer surgery, potentially improving outcomes, according to results of a randomized, placebo-controlled controlled trial.

Source: Healio
Published: 17 Sep 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: 07 Oct 2018

You May Not Need Surgery for Large Colorectal Polyps

Colorectal polyps don’t always become cancers. But the bigger ones are the most dangerous — and the most difficult to remove. “All colorectal cancers arise from benign, precancerous polyps, so it is important to remove them,” says colorectal ...

Source: Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
Published: 06 Apr 2018

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

OLOL welcomes new colon rectal surgeon

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - 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 ...

Source: WAFB
Published: 10 May 2018

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Monahan said the fistula developed as a complication of McEachin’s successful treatment for rectal cancer in 2014 — a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. The congressman, who said he remains free of cancer, discovered the condition in ...

Source: Richmond
Published: 06 Jun 2018

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

New Program Aims to Optimize Colorectal Surgery

Surgical facilities eager to enhance the outcomes and reduce the risks of colorectal surgery now have a 12-step, evidence-based clinical pathway to follow, according to a new report in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Facilities ...

Source: OutpatientSurgery
Published: 11 Aug 2017

New surgical protocol eases pain of colorectal surgery

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - 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 ...

Source: WAFB
Published: 16 Mar 2018

Accreditation Readiness in US Multidisciplinary Rectal Cancer Care: A Survey of OSTRICH Member Institutions

2 Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 3 Surgical Health Outcomes and Research Enterprise, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 4 Department of Surgery ...

Source: JAMA
Published: 27 Jan 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

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

Saclarides Named Director of Colorectal Surgery at Loyola

Theodore J. Saclarides, MD, FACS, of Northfield, has been named director of the division of Colorectal Surgery at Loyola University Health System. Dr. Saclarides also will serve as professor of surgery at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Source: TribLocal
Published: 16 Apr 2012

Weight loss surgery tied to colon cancer risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - 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 ...

Source: Reuters
Published: 10 Apr 2013

Houston Colorectal Surgery Practice Opens Office in Largest Medical Center in the World

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2012) - Drs. Eric Haas, Bartley Pickron, and Ali Mahmood of the Colorectal Surgical Associates have announced a new location for their Houston colon surgery practice. The new office will be positioned in the Texas Medical ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 06 Dec 2012

Enhanced recovery program for colorectal surgery patients can save money for hospitals

The cost of implementing an innovative quality improvement program that helps colorectal surgery patients recover faster is more than offset by savings from their reduced lengths of stay at hospitals of any size. The patient-centric program incurs sizable ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 07 Jan 2016

New surgeon brings colorectal specialty to tri-lakes area

A new surgeon specializing in colorectal procedures has opened a practice at Adirondack Medical Center, bringing a new skill set to the tri-lakes region. Dr. Adam Abodeely, originally from Lake George, is a board-certified general surgeon and fellowship ...

Source: Press-Republican
Published: 27 Jul 2010

Indonesia's Suharto Recovering After Colon Surgery

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The chief doctor caring for former Indonesian President Suharto said he is recovering after successful colon surgery. Asked if the surgery had been a success, the doctor, Brig. Gen. Marjo Subiandono, told The Associated Press: "God ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 07 May 2006

Enhanced Recovery Program Improves Colorectal Surgery Outcomes

A multidisciplinary, standardized approach to colorectal surgery shortens post-op stays, limits complications and lowers healthcare costs, according to new research appearing in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. The enhanced care model ...

Source: OutpatientSurgery
Published: 09 Feb 2015

Study Finds Less Invasive Colon Surgery Just as Good

BOSTON — A decade-long study comparing conventional colon cancer surgery with "keyhole" surgery found identical success rates, disproving fears that tumors would be more likely to return if surgeons did not open up the patient's belly for a full view.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 13 May 2004

Robot-assisted surgery at Southern NH Medical Center expands to colorectal surgery

NASHUA – Robotic surgery has been expanded to colorectal surgery at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, with what the hospital says is the area’s first board-certified colorectal surgeon trained in robotic procedures. On Oct. 23, Dr. John Friel of ...

Source: The Telegraph
Published: 17 Nov 2012

Colon Surgery Without a Single Cut: TEMS

But today, there are surgeries that can be performed without one cut, such as transanal endoscopic microsurgery, or TEMS. This procedure is performed entirely through the anus and rectum and offers an effective, quick-recovery treatment to completely ...

Source: Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
Published: 26 Mar 2013

Colorectal Surgeon, Elisabeth C. McLemore, MD, Joins UC San Diego Medical Center

Prior to her arrival, McLemore was a colorectal surgeon at the Pasadena Colon and Rectal Medical Group, Inc. in Pasadena, California. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at University of Virginia School of Medicine after graduating from University of ...

Published: 22 Mar 2010

Mohler to undergo colon surgery, to forego SBC president nomination in June

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will require additional surgery after a scheduled colonoscopy Feb. 11 revealed a tumor in his colon. An initial biopsy indicated that the tumor is pre-cancerous ...

Source: Baptist Press
Published: 14 Feb 2008

Deciem’s Brandon Truaxe: the world’s most controversial beauty CEO, explained

In February, Truaxe took to Instagram to broadcast that the company would no longer be producing Esho, a brand of lip products made in collaboration with a UK plastic surgeon ... Sign up for our newsletter here. Colorectal cancer is killing more 20 ...

Source: Vox
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Colorectal Surgery

General surgeons treat a wide variety of diseases of the colon and rectum. Since the colon is the last organ that food passes through or is digested in before leaving the body, these can include conditions like hemorrhoids or constipation. Other conditions ...

Source: UUHC Health Feed
Published: 23 Mar 2016