- Intestinal stomas: indications, management, and complicationsSean T Martin
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Adv Surg 46:19-49. 2012..Enterostomal therapy is critical to the successful management of ostomies and their complications. Although associated with morbidity, a well-constructed ostomy can provide our patients with a good, durable QoL...
- Ileal pouch anal anastomosis: analysis of outcome and quality of life in 3707 patientsVictor Warren Fazio
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Ann Surg 257:679-85. 2013..Ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) is the treatment of choice for chronic, medically refractory mucosal ulcerative colitis, indeterminate colitis, familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), and a select group of patients with Crohn's disease...
- Laparoscopic colorectal surgery for obese patients: decreased conversions with the hand-assisted techniqueHelen M Heneghan
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 17:548-54. 2013..Our aim was to compare intra-operative and post-operative outcomes of HALS and LAP approaches in obese patients undergoing colorectal resection at our institution...