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Cirugía Colorrectal

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By Jose Zamora General Surgeon and gastrointestinal endoscopy
Lisa L Strate, Ian M Gralnek
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May 2016: American Journal of Gastroenterology
Maria Sylvia Ribeiro, Michael B Wallace
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer diagnosis worldwide and the second leading cause of cancer death. In the United States, it is estimated that in 2015 there will be 132,700 new cases of colorectal cancer (representing 8.43% of all new cancer cases) and 49,700 deaths. Colonoscopy plays a fundamental role in the prevention and management of colorectal cancer patients and is used for both the diagnosis and treatment of early colorectal cancer and its precursors. Improvements in colonoscopy preparation, new techniques of adenoma detection, and recent progress in endoscopic imaging methods are providing higher-quality results and reducing the incidence and mortality of the disease...
July 2015: Gastroenterology & Hepatology
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
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