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Novel Irrigating Wound Retractors Shown to Be Cost Effective in Colorectal Surgery

SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--Prescient Surgical announced publication of economic data in the Journal of Surgical Research that support the cost-effectiveness of CleanCision, its novel irrigating wound retraction and protection system ...

Source: Odessa American
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Co Down man with colon cancer travels to America for surgery to give him second chance

A Co Down man with colon cancer has travelled to America for pioneering surgery to give him a second chance at life. Ray Donnelly, 43, was diagnosed with stage four metastatic colon cancer in March but NHS doctors said all they could do was offer ...

Source: Belfast Live
Published: 09 Dec 2018

Malpractice, mistakes and misconduct: Doctors who surrender medical license in one state still practice in others

In Louisiana, Larry Mitchell Isaacs gave up his medical license in the face of discipline after he removed an allegedly healthy kidney during what was supposed to be colon surgery. In California, he mistakenly removed a woman’s fallopian tube.

Source: 19 KYTX
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Mother-of-two suffered serious injuries after colon was pierced during routine surgery

Tim Healy A Dublin medical clinic and a consultant have apologised in the High Court to a woman who went in to the private hospital for a keyhole procedure but suffered a perforation to her colon. Lisa Albery's senior counsel Jeremy Maher told the court ...

Published: 30 Nov 2018

Needham resident named chief of colon, rectal surgery at BIDMC

Needham resident Evangelos Messaris, MD, PhD, FACS, FASCRS, has been named chief of the colon and rectal surgery division in the Department of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Messaris will lead a team working to improve the health and well ...

Source: Wicked Local Needham
Published: 03 Dec 2018

RHOA: Why Gregg Leakes Decided Against Chemotherapy After Colon Cancer Surgery

On Sunday’s episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Gregg Leakes made the emotional decision not to undergo chemotherapy after having part of colon removed in the wake of his stage 3 colon cancer diagnosis. It was a difficult choice to make, and it ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 19 Nov 2018

European Colorectal Congress 2018 is Europe's leading industry-sponsored portal for the Pharmaceutical sector, providing the latest jobs, news, features and events listings. The information provided on is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 28 Nov 2018

Novel Irrigating Wound Retractor Shows Significant Effect in Reducing Surgical Site Infections in Colorectal Surgery

BOSTON, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ACS Clinical Congress 2018 -- Prescient Surgical announced publication of clinical data in Surgical Infections on CleanCision, its novel irrigating wound retraction and protection system, which is commercially ...

Published: 24 Oct 2018

Dr. Graham Gibb, Prominent Surgeon, Announces the Upcoming Launch of New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test in Ontario.

Dr. Graham Gibb announces the upcoming launch of FIT testing in Ontario, which can screen for and detect early signs of colon cancer. Dr. Graham Gibb, an accomplished general and colorectal surgeon, announces the implementation of fecal immunochemical ...

Source: WAND
Published: 18 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

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

American Cancer Society has new guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings

“Earlier screening gives us an opportunity to detect cancer earlier when it is at more curable stage, and provides an opportunity for some degree of prevention,” Dr. George Chang, chief of colorectal surgery at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in ...

Source: ABC News
Published: 31 May 2018

Colorectal Surgery

Dr. Andrew Shelton is the interim Chief of Colorectal Surgery at Stanford University, and leads a group of experienced board-certified colorectal surgeons (Drs. Gurland, Kin, Kirilcuk, Morris, and Shelton) who treat diagnoses including: colorectal cancer ...

Published: 21 Jul 2018

Novel CleanCision System Reduces Incisional Contamination in Colorectal Surgery

SAN CARLOS, Calif., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Prescient Surgical announced publication of clinical data in the World Journal of Surgery on CleanCision, its novel wound retraction and protection system, which received FDA clearance in October of 2017.

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 21 May 2018

Enhanced Recovery Program for Colorectal Surgery Patients Reduces Costs

Guidelines for standardizing the care of colorectal surgery patients have been established by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). These guidelines were ...

Published: 06 Feb 2018

How Do You Treat ‘Smoldering Diverticulitis?’

Then, they reconnect the remaining colon to the to the rectum — and there’s no need for a bag (stoma). Patients can typically walk and drink liquids the same day of after surgery and return home after a two- to five-day hospital stay.

Source: Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic
Published: 03 Aug 2018

New Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo PVi® as Part of Goal-Directed Fluid Management in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery

In the study, Dr. Cesur and colleagues, noting the importance of intraoperative fluid management in terms of postoperative organ perfusion and complications, sought to compare the effects of CFM (guided by clinical assessment and heart rate, arterial blood ...

Source: Edmonton Journal
Published: 16 Jul 2018

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

Colorectal cancer prevalent but plenty preventable

Dr. Paul Tender, a colon and rectal surgeon at Carle, understands why many people turn down colonoscopies. "You're asking them to put themselves through that for this theoretical advantage, and a lot of people make a choice not to do that," he said.

Source: The News-Gazette
Published: 12 Aug 2018

New Study Investigates the Utility of Masimo PVi® as Part of Goal-Directed Fluid Management in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers at Kocaeli University in Turkey compared the performance of conventional fluid management (CFM) to goal-directed fluid management (GDFM) using Masimo PVi ...

Source: ANSA
Published: 16 Jul 2018

Act now and avoid colon cancer, please!

My father was 60 when he was told that the large mass inside his colon was cancer. Under the instruction of our family doctor Bob Hall in Paintsville, Ky., he underwent surgery to remove a large section of his colon that also resulted in a colostomy in the ...

Source: The Lowell Sun
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Yale Colon & Rectal Surgery

Our team is highly experienced in both traditional and minimally invasive techniques. They are among the best in the world at surgically treating a full range of abdominal, gastrointestinal, and colorectal conditions and diseases, even the most complex ...

Published: 30 May 2018

Current Common Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery

Despatched in 2 business days. This text reviews the areas of colorectal surgery that are at the cutting edge of innovation, paradigm shift and controversy with regard to diagnosis, patient selection, treatment algorithm, and therapeutic approaches.

Source: Foyles
Published: 03 Jun 2018