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C Elbetti, I Giani, E Novelli, C Fucini, Jacopo Martellucci
The purpose of the paper is to compare Goligher Classification with the Single Pile Hemorrhoid Classification (SPHC) to show the possible bias and limits of Goligher's use and the possible advantage with the employment of the new classification. SPHC considers the number of pathological piles(N), the characteristics of each internal pile and the characteristics of each external pile, reporting the presence of a fibrous inelastic redundant pile(F), the presence of the subversion of dentate line or the congestion of the external pile(E) and the presence of not tolerated skin tags(S)...
December 2015: Updates in Surgery
T A Vermeer, R G Orsini, G A P Nieuwenhuijzen, H J T Rutten, F Daams
INTRODUCTION: Mechanical bowel obstruction in rectal cancer is a common problem, requiring stoma placement to decompress the colon and permit neo-adjuvant treatment. The majority of patients operated on in our hospital are referred; after stoma placement at the referring centre without overseeing final type of surgery. Stoma malpositioning and its effects on rectal cancer care are described. METHODS: All patients who underwent surgery for locally advanced or locally recurrent rectal cancer between 2000 and 2013 in our tertiary referral centre were reviewed and included if they received a stoma before curative surgery...
February 2016: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
Cheryl Lau, Edward Phillips
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2015: Advances in Surgery
Caroline M E Contant, Wim C J Hop, Hans Pieter van't Sant, Henk J M Oostvogel, Harm J Smeets, Laurents P S Stassen, Peter A Neijenhuis, Floris J Idenburg, Cees M Dijkhuis, Piet Heres, Willem F van Tets, Jos J G M Gerritsen, Wibo F Weidema
BACKGROUND: Mechanical bowel preparation is a common practice before elective colorectal surgery. We aimed to compare the rate of anastomotic leakage after elective colorectal resections and primary anastomoses between patients who did or did not have mechanical bowel preparation. METHODS: We did a multicentre randomised non-inferiority study at 13 hospitals. We randomly assigned 1431 patients who were going to have elective colorectal surgery to either receive mechanical bowel preparation or not...
December 22, 2007: Lancet
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