11,308 results match your criteria Diseases of the colon and rectum[Journal]


Superior Mesenteric Artery Pseudoaneurysms in Patients With Familial Adenomatous Polyposis-Associated Intra-Abdominal Desmoids: Case Series.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 14. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Sanford R. Weiss, M.D., Center for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.

Background: Rupture of a superior mesenteric artery pseudoaneurysm is a rare but potentially lethal complication in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis and desmoid disease.

Objective: We report our experience in the management of such patients with a rare but significant and life-threatening condition.

Design: This is a descriptive study of a small series of patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001359DOI Listing
February 2019

The Impact of Muscle and Adipose Tissue on Long-Term Survival in Patients With Stage I to III Colorectal Cancer.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 14. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Background: Computed tomography-derived body composition parameters are emerging prognostic factors in colorectal cancer.

Objective: This study aimed to determine the roles of sarcopenia, myosteatosis, and obesity as independent and overlapping parameters in stage I to III colorectal cancer.

Design: This is a retrospective cohort study from a prospectively collected database. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001352DOI Listing
February 2019

Sex Differences in Treatment Strategies Among Patients With Ulcerative Colitis: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis of Privately Insured Patients.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 8. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

S-SPIRE Center, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

Background: Sex-based treatment disparities occur in many diseases. Women undergo fewer procedural interventions, and their care is less consistent with guideline-based therapy. There is limited research exploring sex-based differences in ulcerative colitis treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001342DOI Listing
February 2019
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Predictors of Readmission Following Proctectomy for Rectal Cancer.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 8. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Background: Unplanned readmission after surgery negatively impacts surgical recovery. Few studies have sought to define predictors of readmission in a rectal cancer cohort alone. Readmission following rectal cancer surgery may be reduced by the identification and modification of factors associated with readmission. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001355DOI Listing
February 2019

Achieving a Complete Clinical Response After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation That Does Not Require Surgical Resection: It May Take Longer Than You Think!

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Background: Patients with rectal cancer who achieve complete clinical response after neoadjuvant chemoradiation have been managed by organ-preserving strategies and acceptable long-term outcomes. Controversy still exists regarding optimal timing for the assessment of tumor response after neoadjuvant chemoradiation.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to estimate the time interval for achieving complete clinical response using strict endoscopic and clinical criteria after a single neoadjuvant chemoradiation regimen. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001338DOI Listing
February 2019
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Propensity Score Adjusted Comparison of Pelviperineal Morbidity With and Without Omentoplasty Following Abdominoperineal Resection for Primary Rectal Cancer.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Background: Abdominoperineal resection is associated with a high incidence of perineal complications, and whether this is reduced by an omentoplasty is still unclear.

Objective: This study aimed to investigate the impact of omentoplasty on pelviperineal morbidity in patients undergoing abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer.

Design: This was a retrospective comparative cohort study using propensity score analyses to reduce potential confounding. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001349DOI Listing
February 2019
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The Author Replies.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):e13

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001318DOI Listing

A Team-Based Approach to Anal Cancer Screening and Prevention.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):e13

Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Surgery Department, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Oakland, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001317DOI Listing
March 2019
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Laparoscopic Mesorectal Excision in Obesity: Novel Insights and Technical Strategies.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):380-384

Colorectal Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Introduction: Obesity is a burgeoning problem worldwide. Although beneficial in obese patients, conventional laparoscopic mesorectal excision for rectal cancer is technically challenging, with a higher conversion rate to open compared with nonobese patients. We describe novel strategies to circumvent these difficulties. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001319DOI Listing
March 2019
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Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection With Closure of Colonic Perforation Using Over-the-Scope Clip System.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):379

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001161DOI Listing

Is the Pathologic Response of T3 Rectal Cancer to High-Dose-Rate Endorectal Brachytherapy Comparable to External Beam Radiotherapy?

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):294-301

Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada.

Background: Endorectal brachytherapy is an attractive option in the neoadjuvant setting for locally advanced rectal cancer, but it is not considered standard of care.

Objective: This study aimed to compare pathologic outcomes of patients with clinical T3 rectal cancer who underwent high-dose-rate endorectal brachytherapy with those who underwent conventional external beam radiotherapy.

Design: This study is a retrospective chart review. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001220DOI Listing
March 2019
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Expert Commentary on Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):278

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001312DOI Listing
March 2019
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Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):274-278

Colorectal Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001328DOI Listing
March 2019
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The Evidence Speaks for Itself.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):272-273

1 Department of Surgery, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York 2 Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001314DOI Listing

Moving Beyond Representation as a Marker of Gender Equity.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):269-271

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001275DOI Listing

Detection of Pathogenic Germline Variants Among Patients With Advanced Colorectal Cancer Undergoing Tumor Genomic Profiling for Precision Medicine.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Background: Genomic profiling of colorectal cancer aims to identify actionable somatic mutations but can also discover incidental germline findings.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to report the detection of pathogenic germline variants that confer heritable cancer predisposition.

Design: This was a retrospective study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001322DOI Listing
February 2019

Recent Advances in Fertility Preservation and Counseling for Reproductive Aged Women with Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 5. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Background: The incidence of colorectal cancer among reproductive-aged women is increasing. Concerns regarding future fertility are secondary only to concerns regarding survival and may significantly impact quality of life among reproductive-aged female cancer survivors. Fertility preservation counseling reduces long-term regret and dissatisfaction among cancer survivors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001351DOI Listing
February 2019
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Role of Magnification Chromoendoscopy in the Management of Colorectal Neoplastic Lesions Suspicious for Submucosal Invasion.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb 5. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Background: Correctly predicting the depth of tumor invasion in the colorectal wall is crucial for successful endoscopic resection of superficial colorectal neoplasms.

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of magnifying chromoendoscopy in a Western medical center to predict the depth of invasion by the pit pattern classification in patients with colorectal neoplasms with a high risk of submucosal invasion.

Design: This single-center retrospective study, from a prospectively collected database, was conducted between April 2009 and June 2015. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001343DOI Listing
February 2019
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Does Metabolic Syndrome Increase the Risk of Postoperative Complications in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Cancer Surgery?

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Background: Metabolic syndrome is associated with poorer postoperative outcomes after various abdominal operations. However, the impact of metabolic syndrome on outcomes after colorectal cancer surgery remains poorly described.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the association between metabolic syndrome and short-term postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing elective colorectal cancer surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001334DOI Listing
January 2019
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Emergency Surgery in Acute Diverticulitis: A Systematic Review.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 25. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Background: Acute diverticulitis is a common disease with public health significance. Many studies with a high level of evidence have been published recently on the surgical management of acute diverticulitis.

Objective: The aim of this systematic review was to define the accurate surgical management of acute diverticulitis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001327DOI Listing
January 2019
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Long-Term Oncologic Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Followed by Intersphincteric Resection With Coloanal Anastomosis for Locally Advanced Low Rectal Cancer.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Colorectal Cancer Center, Kyungpook National University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea.

Background: To date only few data have been available relating to the oncologic safety of intersphincteric resection in such advanced tumors.

Objective: This study aimed to elucidate the oncologic outcomes and clinical factors affecting the long-term survival of patients who underwent preoperative chemoradiotherapy followed by intersphincteric resection for locally advanced rectal cancers.

Design: This was a retrospective analysis of prospectively collected departmental data. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001321DOI Listing
January 2019

Anatomical Variations of Iliac Vein Tributaries and Their Clinical Implications During Complex Pelvic Surgeries.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Colorectal Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Background: During high sacrectomies and lateral pelvic compartment exenterations, isolating the external and internal iliac veins within the presacral area is crucial to avoid inadvertent injury and severe hemorrhage. Anatomical variations of external iliac vein tributaries have not been previously described, whereas multiple classifications of internal iliac vein tributaries exist.

Objective: We sought to clarify the iliac venous system anatomy using soft-embalmed cadavers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001335DOI Listing
January 2019
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Early Results of a Phase I Trial Using an Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Coated Fistula Plug for the Treatment of Transsphincteric Cryptoglandular Fistulas.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 18. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Background: Management of transsphincteric cryptoglandular fistulas remains a challenging problem and the optimal surgical approach remains elusive. Mesenchymal stem cells, increasingly being utilized for perianal Crohn's disease, offer a novel therapy to treat cryptoglandular fistulas.

Objectives: This study aimed to determine safety and feasibility of using an autologous mesenchymal stem cell-coated fistula plug in patients with transsphincteric cryptoglandular fistulas. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001333DOI Listing
January 2019
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Antibiotics Versus No Antibiotics for Acute Uncomplicated Diverticulitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 18. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Background: Antibiotics are routinely used for diverticulitis irrespective of severity. Current practice guidelines favor against the use of antibiotics for acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.

Objective: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the role of antibiotic use in an episode of uncomplicated diverticulitis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001324DOI Listing
January 2019
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Treatment of Uncomplicated Acute Diverticulitis Without Antibiotics: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 17. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Background: Despite low-quality and conflicting evidence, the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland recommends the routine use of antibiotics in the treatment of uncomplicated acute diverticulitis. Recent studies have shown that treatment without antibiotics did not prolong recovery. Some new guidelines currently recommend selective use of antibiotics. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001330DOI Listing
January 2019
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The Author Replies.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):e8-e9

Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, Geisel School of Medicine, Lebanon, NH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001284DOI Listing
February 2019
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Should Hemorrhoids and Chronic Anal Fissure Be Treated as Medical Disorders? A Rational Way to Move Forward.

Authors:
Pankaj Garg

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):e8

Garg Fistula Research Institute, Panchkula, Haryana, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001283DOI Listing
February 2019
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Head-Mounted Mixed-Reality Technology During Robotic-Assisted Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):258-261

Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Medicine of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany.

Introduction: Head-mounted mixed-reality technologies may enable advanced intraoperative visualization during visceral surgery. In this technical note, we describe an innovative use of real-time mixed reality during robotic-assisted transanal total mesorectal excision.

Technique: Video signals from the robotic console and video endoscopic transanal approach were displayed on a virtual monitor using a head-up display. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001282DOI Listing
February 2019
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Should They Stay or Should They Go? The Utility of C-Reactive Protein in Predicting Readmission and Anastomotic Leak After Colorectal Resection.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):241-247

Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts.

Background: Hospital readmission and anastomotic leak following colorectal resection have a negative impact on patients, surgeons, and the health care system. Novel markers of patients unlikely to experience these complications are of value in avoiding readmission.

Objective: This study aimed to determine the predictive value of C-reactive protein for readmission and anastomotic leak within 30 days following colorectal resection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001225DOI Listing
February 2019
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Tumors of the Ischiorectal Fossa: A Single-Institution Experience.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):196-202

Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SOuRCe), Sydney Local Health District, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Background: Ischiorectal fossa tumors are rare.

Objective: This study reviews a single institution's series of ischiorectal tumors with comparison against presacral tumors and assesses the utility of preoperative biopsy and angioembolization.

Design: This is a retrospective study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001249DOI Listing
February 2019
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Familial Associations of Colon and Rectal Cancers With Other Cancers.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):189-195

Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.

Background: Many studies have indicated that colon and rectal cancers differ in etiology and histology.

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate whether the associations of colon and rectal cancers with any other (discordant) cancer were site specific.

Design: A novel approach was implemented in which cancer risks were analyzed in families with increasing numbers of family members diagnosed with defined cancers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001262DOI Listing
February 2019
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Lymphovascular Invasion and Perineural Invasion Negatively Impact Overall Survival for Stage II Adenocarcinoma of the Colon.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):181-188

Department of General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery at the George Washington University Hospital.

Background: Lymphovascular invasion and perineural invasion are histopathological features associated with higher-risk colon cancer.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to quantify the impact of lymphovascular and perineural invasion on overall survival after diagnosis and to determine the protective effect of adjuvant chemotherapy for early adenocarcinoma with high-risk factors.

Design: This was a retrospective database review of the 2010-2014 National Cancer Database for colon cancer. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001258DOI Listing
February 2019
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Expert Commentary on Diagnosis and Management of Parastomal Hernias.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):162

Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001294DOI Listing
February 2019
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Diagnosis and Management of Parastomal Hernias.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):158-162

Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Case Summary: A 63-year-old woman with history of stage II rectal adenocarcinoma status postneoadjuvant chemoradiation and subsequent abdominoperineal resection presented with worsening bulge and inability to pouch stoma. CT scan revealed a 4-cm parastomal hernia. After discussion with the patient regarding management options, she elected to undergo repair of hernia defect. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001293DOI Listing
February 2019
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The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Pilonidal Disease.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):146-157

Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001237DOI Listing
February 2019
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What Every Colorectal Surgeon Should Know About the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' Physician Compensation Survey.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):139-140

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001296DOI Listing
February 2019
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Anal Adrenergic for Fecal Incontinence (in Spinal Cord Injury).

Authors:
Bard C Cosman

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):137-138

San Diego, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001264DOI Listing
February 2019
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Industry-Sponsored Studies and Conflict of Interest.

Authors:
Susan Galandiuk

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Feb;62(2):135-136

Louisville, Kentucky.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001298DOI Listing
February 2019
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Patient-Reported Unmet Needs in Colorectal Cancer Survivors After Treatment for Curative Intent.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Background: With improving survival from colorectal cancer, there is a growing population of patients undergoing surveillance. National accreditation organizations have increasingly endorsed formal survivorship care planning. To effectively design patient-centered survivorship programs, an understanding of the prevalence of unmet psychosocial and symptomatic needs is required. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001326DOI Listing
January 2019
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Evaluating the Accuracy of Hemorrhoids: Comparison Among Specialties and Symptoms.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 8. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

Background: A large proportion of patients with anorectal complaints are referred to colorectal surgeons with the label of hemorrhoids.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to review presenting symptoms and frequency of accurate diagnosis, as well as to analyze determinants of misdiagnosis to guide educational endeavors.

Design: This was a retrospective study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001315DOI Listing
January 2019
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Endoscopic Phenotype of Monoallelic Carriers of MUTYH Gene Mutations in the Family of Polyposis Patients: A Prospective Study.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 8. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Background: Almost no prospective data on endoscopy in MUTYH monoallelic carriers are available.

Objective: This study aimed to define the prevalence of colorectal and duodenal adenomas in a population of people presenting with a single mutation of the MUTYH gene and being first-degree relatives of biallelic MUTYH mutation carriers.

Design: This study is a prospective cohort evaluation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001323DOI Listing
January 2019
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What Is the Best Surgical Treatment of Pouch-Vaginal Fistulas?

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 2. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

Background: Pouch-vaginal fistula is a debilitating condition with no single best surgical treatment described. Closure of these fistulas can be incredibly difficult, and transanal, transabdominal, and transvaginal approaches have been reported with varying success rates. Recurrence is a major problem and could eventually result in repeat redo pouch or permanent diversion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001313DOI Listing
January 2019
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Role of Repeat Resection in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: A Multicenter Retrospective Study.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Jan 2. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Background: Little is known about repeat resection for recurrence exclusive of the liver and lungs and the natural history after the first curative resection in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Objective: This study aimed to investigate the role of repeat resection for recurrence of metastatic colorectal cancer in a Japanese cohort.

Design: This is a multi-institution retrospective observational study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001311DOI Listing
January 2019
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Meta-analyses of Current Strategies to Treat Uncomplicated Diverticulitis.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):371-378

Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York.

Background: Uncomplicated colonic diverticulitis is common. There is no consensus regarding the most appropriate management. Some authors have reported the efficacy and safety of observational management, and others have argued for a more aggressive approach with oral or intravenous antibiotic treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001295DOI Listing
March 2019
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Anal Cancer Precursor Lesions in HIV-Infected Persons: Tissue Human Papillomavirus Type Distribution and Impact on Treatment Response.

Dis Colon Rectum 2018 Dec 17. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Division of Infectious Disease, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York.

Background: Data on tissue distribution of human papillomavirus types in anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions are limited and the impact on treatment outcomes poorly understood.

Objective: We aimed to investigate potential predictors of treatment failure after electrocautery ablation, including human papillomavirus type(s) isolated from index lesions.

Design: This was a retrospective cohort study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001307DOI Listing
December 2018
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Medium- to Long-term Follow-up of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury.

Dis Colon Rectum 2019 Mar;62(3):348-356

Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Neonatology, Sydney Medical School Nepean, The University of Sydney, Kingswood, NSW, Australia.

Background: Obstetric anal sphincter injury is the primary modifiable risk factor for anal incontinence in women. Currently, endoanal ultrasound is most commonly used to detect residual anal sphincter defects after childbirth. Translabial ultrasound has recently been introduced as a noninvasive alternative. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001297DOI Listing
March 2019
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Prolonged Postoperative Ileus Significantly Increases the Cost of Inpatient Stay for Patients Undergoing Elective Colorectal Surgery: Results of a Multivariate Analysis of Prospective Data at a Single Institution.

Dis Colon Rectum 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

Background: Prolonged postoperative ileus is a common major complication after abdominal surgery. Retrospective data suggest that ileus doubles the cost of inpatient stay. However, current economic impact data are based on retrospective studies that rely on clinical coding to diagnose ileus. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DCR.0000000000001301DOI Listing
December 2018
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