James Church

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopy training: the need for patience (patients)
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio 44195, USA
    ANZ J Surg 72:89-91. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Loop ileostomy closure after restorative proctocolectomy: outcome in 1,504 patients
    Kutt Sing Wong
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:243-50. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A scoring system for the strength of a family history of colorectal cancer
    James M Church
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44143, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:889-96. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Adenoma detection rate and the quality of colonoscopy: the sword has two edges
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:520-3. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint In which patients do I perform IRA, and why?
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Desk A 30, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Fam Cancer 5:237-40; discussion 262-2. 2006
  6. doi request reprint A desmoid tumor-staging system separates patients with intra-abdominal, familial adenomatous polyposis-associated desmoid disease by behavior and prognosis
    James Church
    David G Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registries, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:897-901. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The quality of podium presentations at the american society of colon and rectal surgeons: does a decade make a difference?
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44143, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1569-72. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Familial adenomatous polyposis
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Sanford R Weiss Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 18:585-98. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Flat lesions of the colorectal mucosa: differences in recognition between Japanese and American endoscopists
    James M Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1462-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Inherited colorectal cancer registries in the United States
    James Church
    David G Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registries, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:674-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Colonoscopy training: the need for patience (patients)
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio 44195, USA
    ANZ J Surg 72:89-91. 2002
    ..In order to document the learning curve and better define normal progress for the early learning experience, the performance of trainees during their first 100-125 cases was recorded...
  2. ncbi request reprint Loop ileostomy closure after restorative proctocolectomy: outcome in 1,504 patients
    Kutt Sing Wong
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:243-50. 2005
    ..This study intended to review our experience with loop ileostomy closure after restorative proctocolectomy and determine the complication rates. In addition, complication rates between handsewn and stapled closures were compared...
  3. ncbi request reprint A scoring system for the strength of a family history of colorectal cancer
    James M Church
    Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44143, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:889-96. 2005
    ..A scoring system for family history of colorectal cancer was designed to make risk more readily quantifiable...
  4. doi request reprint Adenoma detection rate and the quality of colonoscopy: the sword has two edges
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:520-3. 2008
    ..Although defining and measuring quality in colonoscopy is important, further work needs to be done to arrive at a practical, clinically meaningful way of quality assessment...
  5. ncbi request reprint In which patients do I perform IRA, and why?
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Desk A 30, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Fam Cancer 5:237-40; discussion 262-2. 2006
  6. doi request reprint A desmoid tumor-staging system separates patients with intra-abdominal, familial adenomatous polyposis-associated desmoid disease by behavior and prognosis
    James Church
    David G Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registries, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:897-901. 2008
    ..A recent staging system categorizes desmoids according to size, symptoms, and complications. We applied the staging system to determine whether it separates patients into clinically significant groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint The quality of podium presentations at the american society of colon and rectal surgeons: does a decade make a difference?
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44143, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1569-72. 2005
    ..We performed this study to see whether the quality of delivery has improved pari passu with technical advances in presentation of data...
  8. doi request reprint Familial adenomatous polyposis
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Sanford R Weiss Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 18:585-98. 2009
    ..FAP patients and families should be involved in a registry or genetic center, not to the exclusion of local practitioners but to their benefit. In this way the best of care is given and the best of outcomes ensured...
  9. ncbi request reprint Flat lesions of the colorectal mucosa: differences in recognition between Japanese and American endoscopists
    James M Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1462-6. 2004
    ..We performed this study to see whether American colonoscopists interpret the shape of lesions of the colorectal mucosa differently from their Japanese colleagues...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inherited colorectal cancer registries in the United States
    James Church
    David G Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registries, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:674-8. 2004
    ..Optimal care of these high-risk families involves a center with expertise in the syndromes. This study was performed to see how many such centers exist in the United States and to learn something of how they work...
  11. ncbi request reprint Experience in the endoscopic management of large colonic polyps
    James M Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    ANZ J Surg 73:988-95. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study is to describe a large consecutive series of colonic polyps evaluated endoscopically, to determine the chances of performing a safe, effective endoscopic polypectomy...
  12. doi request reprint Outcome based on management for duodenal adenomas: sporadic versus familial disease
    Michael David Johnson
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery in the Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:229-35. 2010
    ..Management and outcomes for duodenal adenomas may vary based on etiology, familial versus sporadic. We reviewed the records of patients managed at our institution for duodenal adenomatous polyps for the 20-year period ending July 2006...
  13. doi request reprint The prevalence of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in juvenile polyposis syndrome
    Margaret O'Malley
    Sanford R Weiss MD Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia in the Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:886-92. 2012
    ..A juvenile polyposis-hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia overlap syndrome has previously been reported in 22% of patients with juvenile polyposis due to a SMAD4 mutation...
  14. doi request reprint Ileal pouch prolapse: prevalence, management, and outcomes
    Myles R Joyce
    Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue A30, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:993-7. 2010
    ..The study aim is to review the prevalence, management, and outcomes for patients diagnosed with ileal pouch prolapse after restorative proctocolectomy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk of rectal cancer in patients after colectomy and ileorectal anastomosis for familial adenomatous polyposis: a function of available surgical options
    James Church
    David G Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registry and the Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1175-81. 2003
    ..Ileorectal anastomosis is performed mostly in mildly affected patients and will therefore carry a very low risk of metachronous rectal cancer...
  16. doi request reprint In a select group of patients meeting strict clinical criteria and undergoing ileal pouch-anal anastomosis, the omission of a diverting ileostomy offers cost savings to the hospital
    Myles R Joyce
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:905-10. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether the omission of an ileostomy in patients undergoing ileal pouch surgery offers cost savings to the hospital...
  17. doi request reprint A novel nomogram accurately quantifies the risk of mortality in elderly patients undergoing colorectal surgery
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 257:905-8. 2013
    ..The ability to accurately predict postoperative mortality is expected to improve preoperative decisions for elderly patients considered for colorectal surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Implementation of universal microsatellite instability and immunohistochemistry screening for diagnosing lynch syndrome in a large academic medical center
    Brandie Heald
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:1336-40. 2013
    ..No studies report how this process is implemented on a health system-wide basis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Familial colorectal cancer type X: polyp burden and cancer risk stratification via a family history score
    Poh Koon Koh
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    ANZ J Surg 81:537-42. 2011
    ..This study investigates the polyp and cancer burden of this population and demonstrates relationships with a family history score (FHS)...
  20. doi request reprint Polishing the crystal ball: knowing genotype improves ability to predict desmoid disease in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis
    Elodie Elayi
    Sanford R Weiss Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1762-6. 2009
    ..Patients may be protected by changing surgical strategy. We designed a formula to predict desmoid risk and tested the value of adding genotype to the formula...
  21. ncbi request reprint Age-related analysis of functional outcome and quality of life after restorative proctocolectomy and ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for familial adenomatous polyposis
    Ayhan B Erkek
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:710-4. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of a younger age at the time of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) on functional outcome and quality of life in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)...
  22. doi request reprint Advancement flap repair: a good option for complex anorectal fistulas
    Awad Jarrar
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1537-41. 2011
    ..Although early outcomes vary, concerns remain about postoperative continence, long-term healing, and its role in patients with Crohn's disease and anovaginal fistulas...
  23. doi request reprint Pathways of carcinogenesis are reflected in patterns of polyp pathology in patients screened for colorectal cancer
    Megan Costedio
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:1224-8. 2011
    ..There are multiple genetic routes to colorectal cancer, including chromosomal instability, mismatch repair dysfunction, and global hypermethylation. Few consider the possibility that multiple pathways are synchronously active...
  24. ncbi request reprint Staging intra-abdominal desmoid tumors in familial adenomatous polyposis: a search for a uniform approach to a troubling disease
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1528-34. 2005
    ..The relative rarity and the clinical heterogeneity of intra-abdominal desmoid tumors make randomized studies difficult to do. In this article a staging system is proposed to make multi-institutional studies easier...
  25. ncbi request reprint Anal transitional zone cancer after restorative proctocolectomy and ileoanal anastomosis in familial adenomatous polyposis: report of two cases
    Boon Swee Ooi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1418-23; discussion 1422-3. 2003
    ..We report two cases of this cancer from the anal transitional zone in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, with a review of the literature...
  26. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome, quality of life, and complications after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in selected septuagenarians
    Conor P Delaney
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:890-4; discussion 894. 2002
    ..This article evaluates the outcome of selected septuagenarians undergoing ileal pouch-anal anastomosis at this institution...
  27. doi request reprint Ureteric obstruction in familial adenomatous polyposis-associated desmoid disease
    Myles Joyce
    Sanford R Weiss Center for Inherited Colorectal Neoplasia, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:327-32. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the incidence, management, and outcomes for familial adenomatous polyposis associated intra-abdominal desmoids causing ureteric obstruction...
  28. doi request reprint Identification of the methylator (serrated) colorectal cancer phenotype through precursor serrated polyps
    Craig A Messick
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1535-41. 2009
    ..This study analyzes characteristics of precursor polyps occurring within different molecular subtypes of sporadic colorectal cancer...
  29. doi request reprint Factors associated with septic complications after restorative proctocolectomy
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 251:436-40. 2010
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study is to evaluate preoperative and operative factors that might be associated with septic complications after restorative proctocolectomy...
  30. doi request reprint Genetic and molecular diversity of colon cancer hepatic metastases
    Craig A Messick
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Surgery 146:227-31. 2009
    ..This study seeks to describe molecular characteristics of colon cancer hepatic metastases in terms of oncogenic pathway...
  31. doi request reprint Use of infliximab within 3 months of ileocolonic resection is associated with adverse postoperative outcomes in Crohn's patients
    Kweku A Appau
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1738-44. 2008
    ..Our aim was to evaluate 30-day postoperative outcomes for Crohn's patients treated with infliximab within 3 months prior to ileocolonic resection...
  32. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis and Crohn's disease: pouch retention and implications of delayed diagnosis
    Genevieve B Melton
    Digestive Disease Institute, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 248:608-16. 2008
    ..To assess long-term outcomes after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) in Crohn's disease (CD)...
  33. doi request reprint Divergent oncogenic changes influence survival differences between colon and rectal adenocarcinomas
    Matthew F Kalady
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1039-45. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the disparity in neoplastic changes between colon and rectal cancers...
  34. doi request reprint Gene signature is associated with early stage rectal cancer recurrence
    Matthew F Kalady
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:187-95. 2010
    ..Identifying biologic factors that predict the subset prone to recur could allow more directed therapy. This study identifies a tumor gene expression profile that accurately predicts disease recurrence...
  35. doi request reprint Risk of colorectal adenoma and carcinoma after colectomy for colorectal cancer in patients meeting Amsterdam criteria
    Matthew F Kalady
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 252:507-11; discussion 511-3. 2010
    ..To report the risk of metachronous colorectal neoplasia after colectomy for cancer in Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC) syndrome...
  36. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer complicating inflammatory bowel disease: similarities and differences between Crohn's and ulcerative colitis based on three decades of experience
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 252:330-5. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The outcome after restorative proctocolectomy with or without defunctioning ileostomy
    Feza H Remzi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:470-7. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Portal vein thrombi after restorative proctocolectomy
    Feza H Remzi
    Departments of Colorectal Surgery Radiology and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Surgery 132:655-61; discussion 661-2. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the clinical presentation and implications of portal vein thrombi (PVT)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and cost analysis of a "fast track" postoperative care pathway for ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: a case control study
    Yehuda Kariv
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:137-46. 2007
    ..Fast track rehabilitation programs reduce stay, but there are concerns that readmission and complication rates may be increased. This study evaluated a fast track pathway after ileoanal pouch surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, functional outcome, and complications of coloplasty pouch after low anterior resection
    Feza H Remzi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:735-43. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the quality of life, functional outcome, and complications between patients undergoing coloplasty, colonic J-pouch, or straight anastomosis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vaginal delivery after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: a word of caution
    Feza H Remzi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1691-9. 2005
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the impact of childbirth on anal sphincter integrity and function, functional outcome, and quality of life in females with restorative proctocolectomy and ileal pouch-anal anastomosis...
  42. doi request reprint Prevalence of germline PTEN, BMPR1A, SMAD4, STK11, and ENG mutations in patients with moderate-load colorectal polyps
    Joanne Ngeow
    Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Gastroenterology 144:1402-9, 1409.e1-5. 2013
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Keeping the cecum clean: a randomized, prospective, placebo-controlled trial of loperamide as part of preparation for colonoscopy
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 56:120-5. 2013
    ..Coating of the cecum with sticky bile causes a problem with inspection of the mucosa during colonoscopy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ileoanal pouch neoplasia in familial adenomatous polyposis: an underestimated threat
    James Church
    David G Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registries, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1708-13. 2005
    ..This study has been done to alert those caring for patients with familial adenomatous polyposis to the looming danger of pouch polyposis and to suggest ways to deal with it...
  45. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open colectomy for patients with American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) classifications 3 and 4: the minimally invasive approach is associated with significantly quicker recovery and reduced costs
    Andre da Luz Moreira
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1280-6. 2010
    ..The dearth of evidence supporting the safety of laparoscopy for these patients led to a comparison of outcomes between LC and open colectomy (OC) for patients with American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) classifications 3 and 4...
  46. doi request reprint Stage III colorectal cancer: molecular disparity between primary cancers and lymph node metastases
    Craig A Messick
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:425-31. 2010
    ..This study evaluates molecular differences between primary colorectal cancers and matched lymph node (LN) metastases...
  47. ncbi request reprint Colonic surgery in patients with juvenile polyposis syndrome: a case series
    Mustafa Oncel
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:49-55; discussion 55-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes of the surgical options in juvenile polyposis syndrome patients who present with symptomatic colonic polyps...
  48. ncbi request reprint Avoiding surgery in patients with colorectal polyps
    James M Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1513-6. 2003
    ..Colonic polyps are sometimes difficult to remove endoscopically and are referred for surgical resection. This study was performed to determine how many polyps referred for surgery could actually be managed endoscopically...
  49. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the quality of colonoscopy: the importance of bowel purgatives
    Carol A Burke
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:565-73. 2007
  50. doi request reprint Identifying Lynch syndrome: we are all responsible
    Julian A Sanchez
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1750-6. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the impact of microsatellite instability pathology findings on Lynch syndrome evaluation by clinicians...
  51. doi request reprint Snaring large serrated polyps
    Jennifer Liang
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Desk A 30, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:1622-7. 2013
    ..Few studies describe the technique or outcomes of serrated polypectomy. We sought to present outcomes of a series of polypectomies of large serrated polyps in comparison to a series of endoscopic resections of large adenomas...
  52. doi request reprint Detecting and managing hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes in your practice
    Brandie Heald
    CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor, Genomic Medicine Institute, NE50, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195
    Cleve Clin J Med 79:787-96. 2012
    ..Genetic testing can offer a precise diagnosis. It allows for risk stratification and focused management and surveillance...
  53. doi request reprint Flat adenomas of the large bowel: a single endoscopist study
    Emre Gorgun
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:972-7. 2009
    ..As a result, the "true" incidence of flat lesions is unknown. The aim of this study was to report the incidence and character of flat adenomas in a large series of patients in the United States...
  54. doi request reprint How to manage the patient with early-age-of-onset (<50 years) colorectal cancer?
    Jennifer Liang
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 19:725-31. 2010
    ..Genetic counseling is indicated for all patients younger than 50 with colorectal cancer. Before surgery, the tumor and the patient must be evaluated as fully as possible, so that optimal treatment, follow-up, and surveillance are used...
  55. doi request reprint History of hysterectomy: a significant problem for colonoscopists that is not present in patients who have had sigmoid colectomy
    Kelly A Garrett
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:1055-60. 2010
    ..We performed this study to document this difficulty and to determine whether sigmoid colectomy prevents it...
  56. doi request reprint The impact of genomics on colorectal surgery in the first half of the 21st century: musings on a sad seamstress and her offspring
    James Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:377-8. 2008
  57. doi request reprint Risk factors for urinary tract infections in colorectal compared with vascular surgery: a need to review current present-on-admission policy?
    Vikram Attaluri
    Department of Colonrectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:356-61. 2011
    ..Type of operation a patient undergoes could be an inevitable nonmodifiable risk factor in the development of UTI...
  58. ncbi request reprint Pancreas-sparing duodenectomy is effective management for familial adenomatous polyposis
    Richard Mackey
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1088-93; discussion 1093. 2005
    ..Pancreas-sparing duodenectomy represents a definitive treatment for advanced duodenal polyposis and can obviate the need for pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  59. ncbi request reprint Teenagers with familial adenomatous polyposis: what is their risk for colorectal cancer?
    James M Church
    David G Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registries, Departments of Colorectal Surgery, Gastroenterology, and Medical Genetics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:887-9. 2002
    ..Patients with adenomas are offered surgery sometime in that decade. There is a concern about the risk of cancer in teenagers if such surgery is deferred. We conducted this study to investigate that risk...
  60. ncbi request reprint Course and follow-up of solitary Peutz-Jeghers polyps: a case series
    Mustafa Oncel
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 18:33-5. 2003
    ..Rarely, solitary Peutz-Jeghers polyps (PJP) arise in patients without other features of PJS...
  61. doi request reprint Classic "outlet" rectal bleeding does not require full colonoscopy to exclude significant pathology
    Eric L Marderstein
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:202-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether complete colonoscopy is necessary in the evaluation of patients with "outlet" rectal bleeding...
  62. doi request reprint Surgical site infections in a "high outlier" institution: are colorectal surgeons to blame?
    Elizabeth C Wick
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:374-9. 2009
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Adenoma detection rate: the real indicator of quality in colonoscopy
    Monica S Millan
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1217-20. 2008
    ..We have reviewed the adenoma detection rates of six colorectal surgeons to provide insight into the range of adenoma detection rates and the factors that influence them...
  64. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of small colorectal polyps
    James M Church
    Section of Endoscopy, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:481-5. 2004
    ..This study is intended to discover how often small colorectal adenomas have unfavorable histologic features...
  65. doi request reprint Is the phenotype mixed or mistaken? Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer and hyperplastic polyposis syndrome
    Awad M Jarrar
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1949-55. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that this may represent a unique group of patients, and this study investigates a possible association between the two syndromes...
  66. ncbi request reprint Dysplasia of the anal transitional zone after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: results of prospective evaluation after a minimum of ten years
    Feza H Remzi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:6-13. 2003
    ....
  67. doi request reprint The evolution of prophylactic colorectal surgery for familial adenomatous polyposis
    Andre da Luz Moreira
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1481-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to review all the index surgeries for familial adenomatous polyposis performed at our institution to assess the changes in surgical techniques...
  68. ncbi request reprint Warm water irrigation for dealing with spasm during colonoscopy: simple, inexpensive, and effective
    James M Church
    Section of Endoscopy, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio 44195, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 56:672-4. 2002
    ..Glucagon is expensive and hyoscyamine has side effects. This study evaluated an inexpensive technique, warm water irrigation, for overcoming colonic spasm during colonoscopy...
  69. doi request reprint Treating symptomatic adhesions to the sigmoid colon: colectomy improves quality of life
    Awad Jarrar
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, 44143, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 28:1407-11. 2013
    ..This study examines the effectiveness of colectomy in the treatment of such patients...
  70. doi request reprint Surgeons should not hesitate to perform episioproctotomy for rectovaginal fistula secondary to cryptoglandular or obstetrical origin
    Tracy L Hull
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:54-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of episioproctotomy and rectal-advancement flap on healing, postoperative continence, and sexual function...
  71. ncbi request reprint The utility of capsule endoscopy small bowel surveillance in patients with polyposis
    Carol A Burke
    Department of Gastroenterology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1498-502. 2005
    ..The utility and safety of capsule endoscopy (CE) for surveillance of SI neoplasia in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is unknown...
  72. ncbi request reprint Patterns of surgery in patients belonging to amsterdam-positive families
    Ralph Van Dalen
    David G Jagelman Inherited Colorectal Cancer Registries, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:617-20. 2003
    ....
  73. pmc Evaluation of the learning curve in ileal pouch-anal anastomosis surgery
    Paris P Tekkis
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 241:262-8. 2005
    ..Various studies have addressed the differences in failure rate between stapled and hand-sewn IPAA, but there is no literature that evaluates the differences in attaining satisfactory training in each of these techniques...
  74. doi request reprint Perineal Crohn's disease: an indicator of poor prognosis and potential proctectomy
    Ryan E Figg
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:646-50. 2009
    ..The hypotheses of this study are that these patients often have direct perineal involvement with Crohn's disease and that this involvement can be recognized clinically...
  75. ncbi request reprint Laparotomy for acute colorectal conditions in moribund patients: is it worthwhile?
    James M Church
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1147-52. 2005
    ....
  76. pmc Prospective, age-related analysis of surgical results, functional outcome, and quality of life after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis
    Conor P Delaney
    Departments of Colorectal Surgery
    Ann Surg 238:221-8. 2003
    ..Although functional outcome after IPAA is not as good in older patients, appropriate case selection confers acceptable function and quality of life to patients of all ages...
  77. ncbi request reprint Colonic J-pouch-anal anastomosis for rectal cancer
    Nidal Dehni
    Centre de Chirurgie Digestive, Hopital Saint Antoine, Paris, France
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:667-75. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the different aspects of the colonic J-pouch reconstruction with special focus on functional results and complications...
  78. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the outcome for patients with rectal cancer
    James M Church
    Department of Medical Oncology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:389-402. 2003
    ..In recent years a large amount of literature has focused attention on the importance of surgical technique, tumor staging, and the optimal integration of CT and radiation therapy...
  79. doi request reprint Fundic gland polyp dysplasia is common in familial adenomatous polyposis
    Laura K Bianchi
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:180-5. 2008
    ..Our study examined the prevalence of FGPs and FGP dysplasia in FAP and identified endoscopic or demographic features associated with FGPs and dysplasia...
  80. ncbi request reprint Extent of mesorectal invasion is a prognostic indicator in T3 rectal carcinoma
    James M Church
    ANZ J Surg 72:460. 2002