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Renowned Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Zuri Murrell Joins Natren Probiotics Medical Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 10, 2018 / Renowned colorectal surgeon Dr. Zuri Murrellhas joined Natren Probiotics as a member of the Advisory Board. Dr. Murrell, who is recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as the city's Top Colon and Rectal Surgeon ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Majority of Patients With Liver Metastases From Colorectal Cancer Eligible for Laparoscopy

Since 2015, the majority of patients with liver metastases due to colorectal cancer are eligible for laparoscopic surgery, and the number is expected to increase in the future, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery. Francesca Ratti, MD ...

Source: Clinical Advisor
Published: 07 Aug 2018

FAQ: How and Why We Rank and Rate Hospitals

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

TransEnterix, Inc. (TRXC) CEO Todd Pope on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

UMC New Orleans plans to utilize the Senhance in gynecologic, colorectal and general surgery and multiple surgeons have already been trained. And I'm pleased to announce that UMC New Orleans recently began using Senhance clinically, performing the first ...

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 07 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 ...

Source: Newswise
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

Benefits of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal liver metastases highlighted

medwireNews: Minimally invasive liver surgery (MILS) is associated with less postoperative morbidity, fewer major complications, and shorter hospital stays than open surgery among patients with colorectal liver metastases, Italian researchers report.

Source: medwirenews.com
Published: 01 Aug 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.

Source: WAFB
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 ...

Source: WAFB
Published: 10 May 2018

Wrestling legend Ric Flair remains in critical condition after colon surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Wrestling legend Ric Flair remains in critical condition following colon surgery on Tuesday, according to the Wrestling Observer. Flair underwent surgery to remove a blockage that was the “catalyst” for several different health ...

Source: WGHP
Published: 16 Aug 2017

SSA Public Relations: Renowned Colorectal Surgeon Dr. Zuri Murrell Joins Natren Probiotics Medical Advisory Board

Los Angeles Magazine's Top Colon and Rectal Surgeon Dr. Murrell To Also Serve As Brand Ambassador for Natren, America's #1 Most Trusted Name In Probiotics LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 10, 2018 / Renowned colorectal surgeon Dr. Zuri Murrellhas ...

Source: Finanznachrichten
Published: 11 Aug 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 ...

Source: 8KPAX
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 ...

Source: Vietnamnet
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

New Study on Colorectal Surgery Outlines Learning Curve for Single-Incision Procedures

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 5, 2013) - Colorectal surgeon Eric Haas, MD is the founder and president of Colorectal Surgical Associates, working closely with his colleagues, Dr. Ali Mahmood and Dr. Bartley Pickron, to offer advanced care for colorectal ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 05 Sep 2013