Genomes and Genes
digestive system surgical procedures
Summary: Surgery performed on the digestive system or its parts.
Publications287 found, 100 shown here
- Laparoscopic-assisted versus open abdominoperineal resection for low rectal cancer: a prospective randomized trialSimon S M Ng
Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Ann Surg Oncol 15:2418-25. 2008..Recurrence and survival data were also recorded and compared between the two groups...
- A systematic review of POSSUM and its related models as predictors of post-operative mortality and morbidity in patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancerColin Hewitt Richards
University Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine University of Glasgow, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G4 0SF, UK
J Gastrointest Surg 14:1511-20. 2010..This aim of this systematic review was to assess the predictive value of the POSSUM models in colorectal cancer surgery...
- Life-threatening sepsis following treatment for haemorrhoids: a systematic reviewJ M McCloud
Department of General Surgery, Glenfield General Hospital, Leicester, UK
Colorectal Dis 8:748-55. 2006..The purpose of this review was to assess the scale of the problem, and identify any predisposing factors, common presenting features, and treatment options in those who suffer these complications...
- A meta-analysis of the effect of combinations of immune modulating nutrients on outcome in patients undergoing major open gastrointestinal surgeryKanagaraj Marimuthu
Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Ann Surg 255:1060-8. 2012..Immune modulating nutrition (IMN) has been shown to reduce complications after major surgery, but strong evidence to recommend its routine use is still lacking...
- Delorme's procedure for rectal prolapse: clinical and physiological analysisAkira Tsunoda
Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Showa University, Tokyo, Japan
Dis Colon Rectum 46:1260-5. 2003..Clinical and physiological results of Delorme's procedure were assessed retrospectively in patients undergoing this procedure for rectal prolapse...
- Accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging in prediction of tumour-free resection margin in rectal cancer surgeryR G Beets-Tan
Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Lancet 357:497-504. 2001..This study assessed the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with a phased-array coil for preoperative staging and prediction of the distance of the tumour from the circumferential resection margin in a total mesorectal excision...
- Segmental duodenectomy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the duodenumNicolas Christian Buchs
Department of Surgery, University Hospital Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
World J Gastroenterol 16:2788-92. 2010..To evaluate the results of segmental duodenectomy (SD) and pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and help clinicians with surgical management...
- Outcomes in oncologic surgery: does volume make a difference?David J Bentrem
Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
World J Surg 29:1210-6. 2005..It appears that volume can be substituted in part for by specialization and training, with improved outcomes based on specialist credentials and fellowship training...
- Local excision after preoperative chemoradiation results in an equivalent outcome to total mesorectal excision in selected patients with T3 rectal cancerGlenda G Callender
Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 17:441-7. 2010..At nearly 4 years' follow-up, no difference in outcome was observed. This study compares outcomes in a larger cohort of patients and reevaluates the original 26 patients after longer follow-up...
- Prognostic significance of tumor regression after preoperative chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancerClaus Rodel
Department of Radiation Therapy, University of Erlangen, Universitatsstr 27, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
J Clin Oncol 23:8688-96. 2005..We assessed the impact of tumor regression grading (TRG) and its value in correlation to established prognostic factors in a cohort of rectal carcinoma patients treated by preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT)...
- Cryptoglandular anal fistulasAndreas Ommer
End und Dickdarmpraxis Essen, Germany
Dtsch Arztebl Int 108:707-13. 2011..Cryptoglandular anal fistula arises in 2 per 10 000 persons per year and is most common in young men. Improper treatment can result in fecal incontinence and thus in impaired quality of life...
- The role of epidural anesthesia and analgesia in surgical practiceRobert J Moraca
Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
Ann Surg 238:663-73. 2003..To review the potential and proven benefits and complications of epidural anesthesia/analgesia...
- Goal-directed fluid management based on the pulse oximeter-derived pleth variability index reduces lactate levels and improves fluid managementPatrice Forget
Department of Anesthesiology, St Luc Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
Anesth Analg 111:910-4. 2010..We investigated whether displaying the variability in the pulse oximeter plethysmogram (pleth variability index; PVI) would guide intraoperative fluid management and improve circulation as assessed by lactate levels...
- Oncological outcomes after total mesorectal excision for cure for cancer of the lower rectum: anterior vs. abdominoperineal resectionArne Wibe
Department of Surgery, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
Dis Colon Rectum 47:48-58. 2004..This study was designed to examine the outcome of cancer of the lower rectum, particularly the rates of local recurrence and survival for tumors located in this area that have been treated by anterior or abdominoperineal resections...
- Surgeon and hospital characteristics as predictors of major adverse outcomes following colon cancer surgery: understanding the volume-outcome relationshipKevin G Billingsley
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Arch Surg 142:23-31; discussion 32. 2007..We hypothesize that there are modifiable surgeon and hospital characteristics that explain observed volume-outcome relationships...
- Reoperation as a quality indicator in colorectal surgery: a population-based analysisArden M Morris
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Ann Surg 245:73-9. 2007..To describe unplanned procedures following colorectal cancer surgery that might be used as intermediate outcome measures, and to determine their association with mortality and length of stay...
- Endometriosis lesions that compromise the rectum deeper than the inner muscularis layer have more than 40% of the circumference of the rectum affected by the diseaseMauricio Simoes Abrao
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:280-5. 2008..To estimate the relationship between the depth of lesions of rectal endometriosis and the percentage of the circumference of the bowel segment affected by the disease...
- Outcome after resection of one hundred gastrointestinal stromal tumorsK Krajinovic
Department of General, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery, Wuerzburg University Hospital, Wuerzburg, Germany
Dig Surg 27:313-9. 2010..To evaluate the outcome after surgical resection in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors and to determine the factors influencing local tumor recurrence or distant metastatic disease after locally complete tumor resection (R0)...
- The management of postoperative ileusBenjamin Person
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USA
Curr Probl Surg 43:6-65. 2006
- Total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: difference in outcome for low and high rectal cancerArne E Faerden
Department of Surgery, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
Dis Colon Rectum 48:2224-31. 2005....
- 10-year outcome of children born with anorectal malformation, treated by posterior sagittal anorectoplasty, assessed according to the Krickenbeck classificationSinead Hassett
Department of Paediatric Surgery, St George s Hospital, London, UK
J Pediatr Surg 44:399-403. 2009..Anorectal malformations (ARMs) affect 1 in 4000 to 5000 births. The Krickenbeck conference developed a classification based on anatomical and functional criteria to better compare treatment outcome...
- Influence of percutaneous abscess drainage on severe postoperative septic complications in patients with Crohn's diseaseRene Müller-Wille
Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Int J Colorectal Dis 26:769-74. 2011..The purpose of this study was to compare the incidence of severe postoperative IASC in patients undergoing intestinal resections with and without preoperative percutaneous abscess drainage (PAD) before definitive surgery...
- The total mesorectal excision specimen for rectal cancer: a review of its pathological assessmentJeremy R Parfitt
Department of Pathology, London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Pathol 60:849-55. 2007....
- Temporal patterns of postoperative complicationsJon S Thompson
Department of Surgery, Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Arch Surg 138:596-602; discussion 602-3. 2003..Our aim was to determine the incidence of major complications during specific postoperative intervals...
- Laparoscopic-assisted Malone appendicostomy in the management of fecal incontinence in childrenTaiwo A Lawal
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Colorectal Center for Children, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:455-9. 2011..We present our experience using this approach for fecal incontinence patients and technical modifications to reduce complications...
- Clinicopathologic analysis of early ampullary cancers with a focus on the feasibility of ampullectomyYoo Seok Yoon
Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Ann Surg 242:92-100. 2005..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether ampullectomy can substitute for pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) in early ampullary cancer by clinicopathologic study...
- What's new in postoperative enterocutaneous fistulas?Moshe Schein
World J Surg 32:336-8. 2008
- Can failure of percutaneous drainage of postoperative abdominal abscesses be predicted?Stephane Benoist
Department of Surgery, Service de Chirurgie Generale et Digestive, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
Am J Surg 184:148-53. 2002..Accordingly, this retrospective study was designed to determine the predictive factors for failure of PD of postoperative abscess, in order to better select the patients who may benefit from PD...
- Laparoscopic enucleation of a duodenal lipoma, with review of the literatureSaleh N Abu Daff
Department of Surgery, Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 29:455-7. 2008..We present a case of a duodenal lipoma excised laparoscopically with a review of the literature...
- Prospective phase II study of preoperative short-course radiotherapy for rectal cancer with twice daily fractions of 2.9 Gy to a total dose of 29 Gy--long-term resultsMatthias Guckenberger
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
Radiat Oncol 4:67. 2009..To evaluate clinical outcome after preoperative short-course radiotherapy for rectal cancer with twice daily fractions of 2.9 Gy to a total dose of 29 Gy and adjuvant chemotherapy for pathological stage UICC >or= II...
- A comparison of quality of life and postoperative results from combined PPH and conventional haemorrhoidectomy in different cases of haemorrhoidal diseaseA Martinsons
Department of Surgery, Riga Stradina University, Riga, Latvia
Colorectal Dis 9:423-9. 2007....
- Long-term follow-up of the modified Delorme procedure for rectal prolapseBrian P Watkins
Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, LaCrosse, WI 54601, USA
Arch Surg 138:498-502; discussion 502-3. 2003..The modified Delorme operation is a safe, effective, and durable treatment for complete rectal prolapse...
- Robotic-assisted laparoscopic treatment of bowel, bladder, and ureteral endometriosisCamran Nezhat
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Surgery, Stanford University, USA
JSLS 15:387-92. 2011..Endometriosis commonly affects the pelvic organs but can also affect organs outside the pelvis and is then termed extragenital endometriosis...
- Serial transverse enteroplasty is associated with successful short-term outcomes in infants with short bowel syndromePatrick J Javid
Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Pediatr Surg 40:1019-23; discussion 1023-4. 2005..The aim of this study was to review short-term surgical and nutritional outcomes in the first cohort of infants to undergo the STEP procedure at our institution...
- Laparoscopic rectal resections and fast-track surgery: what can be expected?Rolv Ole Lindsetmo
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
Am J Surg 197:408-12. 2009..We present the results of combining protocols of standardized laparoscopic rectal resection (LRR) and perioperative fast track care...
- Serial transverse enteroplasty as primary therapy for neonates with proximal jejunal atresiaPaul W Wales
Division of General Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada
J Pediatr Surg 40:E31-4. 2005....
- Tract length predicts successful closure with anal fistula plug in cryptoglandular fistulasMichael F McGee
Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 53:1116-20. 2010..Collagen anal fistula plug treatment of transsphincteric fistulas produces variable results. The purpose of our study was to determine whether long-tract fistulas (>4 cm) correlated with successful closure...
- Clinical benefits after the implementation of a protocol of restricted perioperative intravenous crystalloid fluids in major abdominal operationsJosé E de Aguilar-Nascimento
Department of Surgery, Medical Sciences School, The Federal University of Mato Grosso, Rua Estevao de Mendonca, 81 apto 801, 78043 300, Cuiaba, MT, Brazil
World J Surg 33:925-30. 2009..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of two different perioperative hydration protocols on the outcome in patients undergoing major abdominal operations...
- Changes in anorectal morphologic and functional parameters after fistula-in-ano surgeryJosé V Roig
Unidad de Coloproctologia, Servicio de Cirugía General y Digestiva, Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Dis Colon Rectum 52:1462-9. 2009..This study aimed to analyze changes in anal continence and morphologic and functional anorectal variables after fistula-in-ano surgery in a patient series with a high rate of complex fistulas...
- [Perioperative care in digestive surgery]C Mariette
Service de Chirurgie Digestive et Generale, Hopital C Huriez, CHRU, Lille
J Chir (Paris) 142:14-28. 2005
- Colloid vs. crystalloid infusions in gastrointestinal surgery and their different impact on the healing of intestinal anastomosesGoran Marjanovic
Department of Surgery, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Int J Colorectal Dis 25:491-8. 2010..The aim of this study was to investigate if colloid infusions have different effects on intestinal anastomotic healing when compared to crystalloid infusions depending on the amount of the administered volume...
- Outcome of rectal cancer surgery after the introduction of preoperative radiotherapy in a low-volume hospitalA Doeksen
Department of Surgery, Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Jan Tooropstraat 164, 1006 AE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Gastrointest Cancer 38:63-70. 2007..The improvement in local control by preoperative radiotherapy for rectal cancer can be at the cost of substantial morbidity...
- The efficacy of anal fistula plug in fistula-in-ano: a systematic reviewP Garg
Department of General Surgery, Fortis Super Specialty Hospital, Mohali, Punjab, India
Colorectal Dis 12:965-70. 2010..To assess the efficacy of anal fistula plug (AFP) procedure for the treatment of fistula-in-ano especially the complex fistulas...
- Repeat STEP procedure to establish enteral nutrition in an infant with short bowel syndromeNobuyuki Morikawa
Division of General Surgery, National Center for Child Health and Development, 2 10 1 Okura Setagaya ku, Tokyo, 157 8535, Japan
Pediatr Surg Int 25:1007-11. 2009..One should not hesitate to perform a second STEP if after the initial bowel lengthening procedure the patient develops small bowel dilatation that interferes with enteral nutrition...
- A standardized technique for laparoscopic rectal resectionRolv Ole Lindsetmo
Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5047, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 13:2059-63. 2009..Laparoscopic rectal resection (LRR) has not gained the same acceptance as laparoscopic segmental colonic resection because of technical challenges, increased operating time and costs, and concerns about the oncological outcome...
- Fast-track pathways in colorectal surgeryPaul J Chestovich
Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Surg Clin North Am 93:21-32. 2013..Fast-track protocols are safe for patients and offer improvement in intestinal recovery and hospital discharge...
- [Different procedures of alimentary tract reconstruction after subtotal distal gastrectomy in dogs]Zai yuan Ye
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Zhejiang Provincial People s Hospital, Hangzhou 310014, China
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 90:2704-7. 2010..To explore an ideal procedure of alimentary tract reconstructions after subtotal distal gastrectomy...
- First report of the international serial transverse enteroplasty data registry: indications, efficacy, and complicationsBiren P Modi
Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Am Coll Surg 204:365-71. 2007..This report describes patient characteristics, operative parameters, and early results of STEP in the first 38 patients enrolled in the International STEP Data Registry...
- The 2 STEP: an approach to repeating a serial transverse enteroplastyPeter F Ehrlich
Section of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
J Pediatr Surg 42:819-22. 2007..However, postlengthening dilatation may occur, which can lead to bacterial overgrowth and malabsorption. We addressed this problem by reperforming the STEP in 2 patients...
- Preoperative risk stratification for mortality and major morbidity in major colorectal surgeryJoseph L Ragg
Department of Surgery, Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Dis Colon Rectum 52:1296-303. 2009..To enable preoperative clinical use, this study aimed to stratify risk by use of preoperative risk factors only...
- Diagnosis and treatment of pancreaticobiliary maljunction in childrenShigeru Ono
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kawaramachi Hirokoji, Kamigyo ku, Kyoto, 602 8566, Japan
Surg Today 41:601-5. 2011..In addition, successive follow-up is necessary for early detection of biliary tract malignancy, especially in patients demonstrating postoperative complications...
- Laparoscopic rectal prolapse surgery combined with short hospital stay is safe in elderly and debilitated patientsM Carpelan-Holmström
Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Lapinlahdenkatu 16, 00290 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
Surg Endosc 20:1353-9. 2006..We report the results of patients treated from January 2000 to June 2004 for full-thickness rectal prolapse with trans-abdominal surgery in Helsinki...
- Prospective trial evaluating new circular and linear stapler devices for gastrointestinal anastomosis: preliminary dataP De Nardi
Department of Surgery, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
Tech Coloproctol 12:69-72. 2008..These new instruments are valuable for performing gastrointestinal anastomosis and are in conformity with clinical requirements; their use is simple and seems to be safe...
- Experience performing 64 consecutive stapled intestinal anastomoses in small children and infantsIan C S Mitchell
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Medical Center of Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
J Pediatr Surg 46:128-30. 2011..Intestinal anastomosis in children has traditionally been performed using hand-sewn techniques. Little data exist evaluating the efficacy of stapled intestinal anastomoses in the infant and pediatric populations...
- The second STEP: the feasibility of repeat serial transverse enteroplastyHannah Piper
Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and the Harvard Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Pediatr Surg 41:1951-6. 2006..Serial transverse enteroplasty (STEP) lengthens and tapers dilated bowel. Redilation of the STEP segment occurs in some patients with intestinal failure. The feasibility of a repeat STEP procedure in a pig model is evaluated...
- The 'good', the 'bad', and the 'ugly' rectal cancersLennart Blomqvist
Acta Oncol 47:5-8. 2008
- Quality of life in rectal cancer patients: a four-year prospective studyJutta Engel
Munich Field Study, Munich Cancer Registry, Klinikum Grobetahadern, Luwig Maximilians University, Munich Germany
Ann Surg 238:203-13. 2003..To assess long-term quality of life in a population-based sample of rectal cancer patients...
- The impact of obesity on outcome after major colorectal surgeryKelly A Gendall
Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
Dis Colon Rectum 50:2223-37. 2007..This review examines the data on the impact of obesity on perioperative morbidity and mortality specifically in the context of colorectal surgery...
- Standardized technique of laparoscopic intracorporeal rectal transection and anastomosis for low anterior resectionHiroya Kuroyanagi
Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Ariake Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 10 6 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
Surg Endosc 22:557-61. 2008..In our institute, however, rectal transection using a currently available endostapler followed by anastomosis with a double stapling technique is usually performed...
- Initial experience on efficacy in closure of cryptoglandular and Crohn's transsphincteric fistulas by the use of the anal fistula plugO Schwandner
Department of Surgery, Pelvic Floor Center Regensburg, Caritas Krankenhaus St Josef, Landshuter Str 65, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Int J Colorectal Dis 23:319-24. 2008..It was the aim of this prospective study to analyze the efficacy of the Cook Surgisis AFP anal fistula plug (AFP) for the closure of cryptoglandular and Crohn's disease-associated transsphincteric anorectal fistulas...
- Feeding the gut early after digestive surgery: results of a nine-year experienceM Braga
Department of Surgery, San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
Clin Nutr 21:59-65. 2002..Thus we evaluated our experience focusing on safety and tolerance of early postoperative jejunal feeding and possible risk factors for gastrointestinal adverse effects...
- Major digestive surgery using a remote-controlled robot: the next revolutionEric Vibert
Department of Medical and Surgical Digestive Disease, Montsouris Institute, Paris, France
Arch Surg 138:1002-6. 2003..A remote-controlled robot can be used to perform computer-enhanced major digestive laparoscopic surgery...
- Stapled vs excision hemorrhoidectomy: long-term results of a prospective randomized trialFranc H Hetzer
Department for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Arch Surg 137:337-40. 2002..Furthermore, stapled hemorrhoidectomy is associated with lower hemorrhoidal recurrence on long-term follow-up...
- Reduction in adhesive small-bowel obstruction by Seprafilm adhesion barrier after intestinal resectionVictor W Fazio
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 49:1-11. 2006..Although Seprafilm has been demonstrated to reduce adhesion formation, it is not known whether its usage would translate into a reduction in adhesive small-bowel obstruction...
- Anal fistulotomy between Skylla and CharybdisM Westerterp
Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Colorectal Dis 5:549-51. 2003..This study was undertaken to assess the results of anal fistulotomy on faecal continence, recurrence and satisfaction...
- Influence of hospital procedure volume on outcomes following surgery for colon cancerD Schrag
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Outcomes Research Group, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
JAMA 284:3028-35. 2000..Conflicting evidence exists as to whether the association between hospital experience and favorable health outcomes also applies to more frequently performed operations, such as those for colon cancer...
- Stapled versus sutured gastrointestinal anastomoses in the trauma patient: a multicenter trialS I Brundage
Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
J Trauma 51:1054-61. 2001..The objective of this multi-institutional study was to determine whether the incidence of postoperative complications differs between stapled and sutured anastomoses following the emergent repair of traumatic bowel injuries...
- Effects of two methods of reconstruction of digestive tract after total gastrectomy on gastrointestinal motility in ratsXin Yu Qin
Department of General Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China
World J Gastroenterol 9:1051-3. 2003..To compare the effects of Roux-en-Y and jejunum interposition reconstruction procedures after total gastrectomy on intestinal motility...
- Comparison of massive vs. repeated resection leading to short bowel syndromeJ S Thompson
Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 3280, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 4:101-4. 2000..These factors may influence overall outcome in short bowel syndrome. The better nutritional prognosis of patients undergoing repeated resection given similar intestinal remnants may be related in part to enhanced intestinal adaptation...
- Surgical approaches to improving intestinal function in the short-bowel syndromeJ S Thompson
Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
Arch Surg 134:706-9; discussion 709-11. 1999..Nontransplantation surgical approaches to improve intestinal function in patients with the short-bowel syndrome have a satisfactory outcome in selected patients...
- Systematic review and meta-analysis of chewing-gum therapy in the reduction of postoperative paralytic ileus following gastrointestinal surgeryJ Edward F Fitzgerald
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
World J Surg 33:2557-66. 2009..Chewing is a form of sham feeding reported to stimulate bowel motility. This analysis examines the value of chewing-gum therapy in treatment of postoperative ileus...
- A meta-analysis of quality of life for abdominoperineal excision of rectum versus anterior resection for rectal cancerJulie A Cornish
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
Ann Surg Oncol 14:2056-68. 2007..The aim of this study was to compare QoL following abdominoperineal excision of rectum (APER) with that after anterior resection (AR) in patients with rectal cancer...
- Alvimopan, for postoperative ileus following bowel resection: a pooled analysis of phase III studiesConor P Delaney
Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH 44106 5047, USA
Ann Surg 245:355-63. 2007..To obtain further analysis regarding specific outcomes and alvimopan doses in bowel resection (BR) patients...
- Review of the pathophysiology and management of postoperative ileusPeter Mattei
World J Surg 30:1382-91. 2006....
- Factors associated with anastomotic recurrence after total mesorectal excision in rectal cancer patientsYoung Wan Kim
Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Korea
J Surg Oncol 99:58-64. 2009..We evaluated factors associated with anastomotic recurrence in patients undergoing TME and the impact of a reduced distal margin on anastomotic recurrence...
- Repeat transanal advancement flap repair: impact on the overall healing rate of high transsphincteric fistulas and on fecal continenceLitza E Mitalas
Colorectal Research Group Rotterdam, Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dis Colon Rectum 50:1508-11. 2007..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the success rate of a repeat TAFR and to assess the impact of such a second procedure on the overall healing rate of high transsphincteric fistulas and on fecal continence...
- Laparoscopic and open anterior resection for upper and mid rectal cancer: an evaluation of outcomesWai Lun Law
Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Dis Colon Rectum 49:1108-15. 2006..This study was designed to compare the outcomes of laparoscopic anterior resection with open operation for mid and upper rectal cancer...
- Restoration of bowel continuity after surgery for acute perforated diverticulitis: should Hartmann's procedure be considered a one-stage procedure?J Vermeulen
Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Colorectal Dis 11:619-24. 2009..The aim of this study was to assess differences in the rate of stomal reversal after HP and PA with DI and to evaluate factors associated with postreversal morbidity in patients operated for acute perforated diverticulitis...
- Surgical management of anal fistulae: a systematic reviewA I Malik
Colorectal Unit, Department of Surgery, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Colorectal Dis 10:420-30. 2008..We aimed to systematically review the available studies relating to the surgical management of anal fistulas...
- Laparoscopic vs open pyloromyotomy: a systematic review and meta-analysisJuan E Sola
Division of Pediatric Surgery, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
J Pediatr Surg 44:1631-7. 2009..The aim of the study was to determine whether laparoscopic pyloromyotomy (LP) or open pyloromyotomy (OP) is the most effective intervention in infants with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis...
- Systematic management of postoperative enterocutaneous fistulas: factors related to outcomesJose L Martinez
General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Centro Medico Nacional, Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuauhtémoc 330, Col Doctores, Deleg Cuauhtémoc, 06725 Mexico, D F, Mexico
World J Surg 32:436-43; discussion 444. 2008..Knowledge of prognostic factors related to specific outcomes is essential for therapeutic decision-making processes...
- Laparoscopic colorectal resections with transvaginal specimen extraction for severe endometriosisL Boni
Department of Surgical Sciences, Varese, Italy
Surg Oncol 16:S157-60. 2007..Transvaginal approach, used for several years to remove large specimens, can be an interesting approach also in case of colorectal resections...
- Increasing prevalence of gastroschisis repairs in the United States: 1996-2003Sonia M Alvarez
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
J Pediatr Surg 42:943-6. 2007..The purpose of this study was to use a nationally representative database to identify national trends in the prevalence of gastroschisis repairs...
- Stapled hemorrhoidopexy compared with conventional hemorrhoidectomy: systematic review of randomized, controlled trialsPasha J Nisar
Section of Surgery, University Hospital, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 47:1837-45. 2004..This study was designed to determine whether conventional hemorrhoidectomy or stapled hemorrhoidopexy is superior for the management of hemorrhoids...
- Primary anastomosis or Hartmann's procedure for patients with diverticular peritonitis? A systematic reviewLeon Salem
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6410, USA
Dis Colon Rectum 47:1953-64. 2004..This systematic literature review was designed to summarize and compare the reported outcomes of one-stage and two-stage operations for the treatment of perforated diverticulitis with peritonitis...
- Clinical benefits after the implementation of a multimodal perioperative protocol in elderly patientsJosé Eduardo de Aguilar-Nascimento
Department of Surgery, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso UFMT, Cuiaba, MT, Brazil
Arq Gastroenterol 47:178-83. 2010..Multimodal protocol of perioperative care may enhance recovery after surgery. Based on evidence these new routines of perioperative care changed conventional prescriptions in surgery...
- Evidence-based value of prophylactic drainage in gastrointestinal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysesHenrik Petrowsky
Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Ann Surg 240:1074-84; discussion 1084-5. 2004..To determine the evidence-based value of prophylactic drainage in gastrointestinal (GI) surgery...
- [Functional sequelae after low anterior rectal surgery]Carlo Pala
Istituto di Patologia Chirurgica, AOU, Sassari, Italy
Ann Ital Chir 80:193-7. 2009..In particular incontinence, constipation, obstructed defecation and urgency are some of the symptoms which define the anterior resection syndrome, which can be efficiently treated by electrostimulation and biofeedback...
- Clinical practice. DiverticulitisDanny O Jacobs
Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, and Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC, USA
N Engl J Med 357:2057-66. 2007
- Long-term outcome after laparoscopic and open surgery for rectal prolapse: a case-control studyY Kariv
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
Surg Endosc 20:35-42. 2006..Data on the long-term recurrence rate and functional outcome are limited...
- Endoscopic and surgical treatments for achalasia: a systematic review and meta-analysisGuilherme M Campos
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
Ann Surg 249:45-57. 2009..Commonly used treatments are endoscopic botulin toxin injection (EBTI), endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD), and surgical myotomy with or without a fundoplication; however, reported outcomes mostly come from cohort studies...
- Continuous positive airway pressure for treatment of postoperative hypoxemia: a randomized controlled trialVincenzo Squadrone
Dipartimento di Anestesia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Giovanni Battista Molinette, Universita di Torino, Italy
JAMA 293:589-95. 2005....
- Conservative vs restrictive individualized goal-directed fluid replacement strategy in major abdominal surgery: A prospective randomized trialEmmanuel Futier
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University Hospital of Clermont Ferrand, France
Arch Surg 145:1193-200. 2010....
- Mesorectal grades predict recurrences after curative resection for rectal cancerSushil Maslekar
Academic Surgical Unit, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, University of Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
Dis Colon Rectum 50:168-75. 2007..This study was designed to determine the utility of mesorectal grading in prediction of local and overall recurrence after curative surgery...
- Outcome of gastroschisis: a 20-year case review of infants with gastroschisis born in Galveston, TexasB Hannie Eggink
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
J Pediatr Surg 41:1103-8. 2006..We performed a 20-year case review of infants with gastroschisis at a university hospital to compare these shifts in management and to determine factors affecting outcome...
- How complete is full thickness disc resection of bowel endometriotic lesions? A prospective surgical and histological studyV Remorgida
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Italy
Hum Reprod 20:2317-20. 2005..This study aims to evaluate the completeness of full thickness disc resection in the treatment of deep endometriotic bowel lesions...
- Long-term results after stapled haemorrhoidopexy for fourth-degree haemorrhoids: a prospective study with median follow-up of 6 yearsE Zacharakis
Fourth Academic Surgical Unit, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Makedonia, Greece
Tech Coloproctol 11:144-7; discussion 147-8. 2007..The aim of our study was to assess our early and long-term results after stapled haemorrhoidopexy for fourth-degree haemorrhoids...
- Postoperative ileus-related morbidity profile in patients treated with alvimopan after bowel resectionBruce G Wolff
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Am Coll Surg 204:609-16. 2007..The effect of alvimopan on POI-related morbidity for patients who underwent bowel resection was evaluated in a post-hoc analysis...
- Transanal endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung disease: technique, controversies, pearls, pitfalls, and an organized approach to the management of postoperative obstructive symptomsLuis de la Torre
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Department of Surgery, Hospital para el Niño Poblano and Hospital Angeles Puebla, Puebla 72190, Mexico
Semin Pediatr Surg 19:96-106. 2010..We will also discuss an organized approach to the problem of obstructive symptoms that may affect a subgroup of patients after the transanal pull-through...
- Stapled and open hemorrhoidectomy: randomized controlled trial of early resultsDomenico Palimento
Department of Surgery, Civil Hospital San Rocco, Via Sessa Mignana, 81037 Sessa Aurunca, Caserta, Italy
World J Surg 27:203-7. 2003..735). Hemorrhoidectomy with a circular staple device is easy to perform and achieves better results than the Milligan-Morgan technique in terms of postoperative pain and recovery. Comparable results are obtained at long-term follow-up...
- Evolving therapy for fecal incontinenceJane J Y Tan
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Dis Colon Rectum 50:1950-67. 2007..Innovative treatment modalities have included sacral nerve stimulation, injectable implants, dynamic graciloplasty, and artificial bowel sphincter...
- Surgical amelioration of type 2 diabetes: Hormones, microbiota and mitochondriaPETER J contact HAVEL; Fiscal Year: 2010..The contributions of alterations in the production of gastrointestinal and adipocyte hormones, changes of bile acids and intestinal microbial composition, as well as mitochondrial function will be assessed. ..
- Understanding the role of bile as a mechanism for improved glucose homeostasis foAPRIL DAWN STRADER; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings have the potential to reveal novel treatments for patients with type-II diabetes and potentially improved surgical treatment of obesity and metabolic disorders. ..
- Mechanical Failure Induces a Chronic Wound Phenotype in Laparotomy IncisionsMichael Franz; Fiscal Year: 2009..Since the abdominal wall is a load-bearing structure made up of muscles and tendons, load signals may be important for successful abdominal wall repair. ..
- Validation of Medicare Claims to Define Chemotherapy UseDeborah Schrag; Fiscal Year: 2005..This knowledge has the potential to lay the groundwork for development of an inexpensive and efficient system for monitoring and improving the quality of US cancer care. ..
- IKSI: 2nd International Urolithiasis Research SymposiumAndrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2008..This assumption was supported by the great success of the 1st International Urolithiasis Research symposium and the high level of interest in the 2nd symposium date. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Multi-site Trial of Azathioprine Dosing in Crohn DiseaseStephen Hanauer; Fiscal Year: 2003..Predictive models will be performed to assess responsiveness based upon initial and inducible TPMT activity and achievable 6-TGN and 6-MMPR metabolite based upon incremental AZA dosing. ..
- H+ NEUTRALIZATION AND C1- HOMEOSTASIS IN GASTRIC MUCOSADavid Soybel; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Timing of Rectal Cancer Response to ChemoradiationJulio Garcia Aguilar; Fiscal Year: 2009..This information will help develop molecular assays to diagnose pathologic complete response in transrectal biopsies of the tumor bed before removing the rectum. ..
- A Trial of Zinc and Micronutrients in Tanzanian ChildrenChristopher P Duggan; Fiscal Year: 2010..As experts in the fields of nutrition, pediatrics, epidemiology and maternal and child health, our team is committed to further evaluating the possible role of micronutrients in improving child health. ..
- TEM with Digital and Cryopreparation SystemsAndrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2003..Dr. Richard Gregory will employ immunohistochemistry to examine the role of a Streptococcus mutans 65 kDa fimbrial protein binding as a mechanism for the induction of dental carries. ..
- Racial Disparities in Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseGEOFFREY NGUYEN; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Creatine: Is It a Body Builder for Cancer Patients?Aminah Jatoi; Fiscal Year: 2004..obtain longitudinal toxicity and quality of life data on this same cohort of 50 patients and will make direct comparisons between treatment arms on toxicity incidence and severity and on maximal quality of life scores ..
- MULTICENTER RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF DSRS VERSUS TIPSJohn Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2004..The extension of this trial, will provide the most comprehensive and longest follow-up for these two shunt procedures for control of variceal bleeding. ..
- WEIGHT CONNECTION: WEIGHT LOSS MAINTANANCE USING THE WEBLee Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Gastric Injury In Trauma and Surgical SepsisDavid I Soybel; Fiscal Year: 2010..Such therapeutic strategies would be applicable not only to injury in the stomach, but to other regions of the GI tract affected by systemic stress and acute inflammation. ..
- Midcareer Development in Nonpharmacologic AnalgesiaElvira Lang; Fiscal Year: 2006..The mentoring of beginning clinical researchers will have contributed towards fostering a self- sustaining mode of integrated practice in the future. ..
- Neuropeptide Y for Cancer-Associated AnorexiaAminah Jatoi; Fiscal Year: 2003..These two pilot studies will allow us to lay the groundwork for such larger trials. Our ultimate goal is to help cancer patients who suffer from anorexia. ..
- Epidemiology of Marginal Zone LymphomaLisa Herrinton; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Multi-site Trial of Azathioprine Dosing in Crohn DiseaseStephen Hanauer; Fiscal Year: 2004..Predictive models will be performed to assess responsiveness based upon initial and inducible TPMT activity and achievable 6-TGN and 6-MMPR metabolite based upon incremental AZA dosing. ..
- Coverage, Organization of Care, and Colorectal ScreeningEric Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2004..Results of this study can guide the enactment of health policies that will increase rates of colorectal cancer screening and thereby reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer and its associated morbidity and mortality. ..
- Mechanisms and Therapeutics in Cancer Anorexia/CachexiaAminah Jatoi; Fiscal Year: 2004..This K23 grant application will serve as a springboard to allow her to delve into the pathophysiology of this syndrome and to develop into an independent clinical investigator. ..
- Immature Myeloid Cells and T Cell Suppression in TraumaJuan Ochoa; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- International Conference on Malignant Bowel ObstructionRobert Krouse; Fiscal Year: 2004..Using MBO as a model, a consensus will be attained for methodological approaches and the implementation of palliative care research. ..
- Pilot study on the safety and efficacy of ciprofloxacin for prophylactic preventiHans Herfarth; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Risk for Renal Injury Caused by Shock Wave LithotripsyAndrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2008..All of these proposed studies aim at understanding the adverse effects of shock waves and advancing the safety of all stone patients at a time when reports of adverse effects in SWL are on the rise. ..
- IKSI: 1st Annual International Urolithiasis Research SymposiumAndrew Evan; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Capacity Building in Organizational ResearchA Orzano; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Nursing Home IT: Optimal Medication and Care DeliverySusan Horn; Fiscal Year: 2006..Distill and summarize lessons learned about what is critical for successful implementation of HIT in nursing homes, including facilitators, barriers, and strategies to address them. ..