Colectomy

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Does emergency colectomy reduce mortality in patients with Clostridium...   -  Apr 11, 2007
Lamontagne F et al. (2007) Impact of emergency colectomy on survival of patients with fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis during an epidemic caused by a ... Nature.com

… of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy and Colectomy When Compared to ...   -  Oct 26, 2009
The data included analysis of 7532 appendectomy and 2745 colectomy procedures using a ... "This data strongly suggests that if someone needs a colectomy, ... Bizjournals.com

Partial colectomy for diverticular disease   -  Jul 30, 2008
Surgical treatment of diverticulitis or diverticular bleeding involves removing the diseased part of the colon (partial colectomy) and then joining the ... WebMD

Is laparoscopic colectomy inferior to open colectomy for patients...   -  Nov 21, 2007
Fleshman J et al. (2007) Laparoscopic colectomy for cancer is not inferior to open surgery based on 5-year data from the COST Study Group trial. ... Nature.com

Colectomy and the Incidence of Postsurgical Complications Among …   -  Jul 1, 2008
PURPOSE: We sought to describe the types of colectomy, follow-up surgical|[sol]|diagnostic procedures, and complications occurring within 180 days of ... Nature.com

Superior mesenteric vein thrombosis after colectomy in a patient with...   -  Mar 4, 2005
Background An 18-year-old woman with a history of Crohn's disease presented in January 2004 with severe epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting of 4 hours' ... Nature.com

… Histopathological Assessment of the Colectomy Specimen in Patients...   -  Sep 15, 2009
Correspondence: Phillip Fleshner, MD, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 8737 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 101, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA. ... Nature.com

Colectomy and the Incidence of Postsurgical Complications Among …   -  Aug 23, 2007
Correspondence: Edward V Loftus, Jr, MD, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW Rochester, MN 55905. ... Nature.com

Long-Term Colectomy Rate After Intensive Intravenous Corticosteroid …   -  Nov 6, 2006
Corticosteroids are a cornerstone in the treatment of a severe attack of ulcerative colitis (UC). The long-term prognosis in this patient group is not well ... Nature.com

Large Bowel Resection - Surgery Procedures & Risks - NY Times Health ...   -  Jan 26, 2009
This surgery is also called colectomy. Removal of the entire colon and rectum ... In a laparoscopic colectomy, the surgeon uses a camera to see inside your ... New York Times

Long-Term Colectomy Rate After Intensive Intravenous Corticosteroid …   -  Nov 1, 2007
OBJECTIVES: Corticosteroids are a cornerstone in the treatment of a severe attack of ulcerative colitis (UC). The long-term prognosis in this patient group ... Nature.com

Gum Chewing May Reduce Ileus After Colectomy   -  Feb 20, 2006
NEW YORK FEB 20, 2006 (Reuters Health) - Chewing gum after open sigmoid colectomy seems to stimulate bowel motility and, thereby, cut the hospital stay by ... Cancerpage.com

Prognosis: Chewing Gum May Help After Surgery   -  Aug 26, 2008
The scientists looked at results from five randomized trials involving 158 patients who had undergone colectomy, the complete or partial removal of the ... New York Times

Colectomy Highly Beneficial for Severe Clostridium Difficile Colitis:...   -  Oct 20, 2005
By Crystal Phend. SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- October 20, 2005 -- Severe cases of Clostridium difficile bacterial infection have often been treated by removing the ... DG News

Drug May Help Colitis Patients Avoid Surgery   -  Sep 30, 2009
After one year of follow-up, the researchers found that "treatment with infliximab reduced the need for colectomy by 41 percent compared to patients treated ... ABC News

Predictive Factors of Response to Cyclosporine in Steroid-Refractory ...   -  Mar 1, 2008
RESULTS: The actuarial rate of colectomy was 0.45 at 6 months. Cox analysis in the whole population selected three predictive criteria of colectomy: body ... Nature.com

Infliximab Lowers Risk of Colectomy in Ulcerative Colitis   -  Oct 1, 2009
By Nancy Walsh, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today. Explain to interested patients with moderately-to-severely active ulcerative colitis that this study ... MedPage Today

Common colectomy procedure renders women patients infertile: study   -  Jun 16, 2006
By : Renin Paul. Colectomy with ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA), an operation for ulcerative colitis, causes infertility in as much as 50 per cent of ... earthtimes.org

REMICADE Reduces Incidence Of Bowel Surgeries In Ulcerative Colitis …   -  Oct 17, 2007
2.1) during the post-colectomy period, compared with the pre-colectomy period. UC is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease affecting nearly 500000 people in ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Fecal Calprotectin Predicts the Clinical Course of Acute Severe...   -  Mar 1, 2009
RESULTS: Of 90 patients, 31 (34.4|[percnt]|) required colectomy, including 11 ... FC was significantly higher in patients requiring colectomy (1200.0 vs. ... Nature.com

Laparoscopic Surgery vs. Open Colectomy for Colon Cancer   -  Jan 15, 2005
Laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder is widely employed, yet the extension of laparoscopic approaches to other intra-abdominal surgeries has been slower. ... AAFP News Now

… Yield Similar With Laparoscopic or Open Colectomy: Presented at...   -  Oct 20, 2006
The average length of bowel removed through laparoscopic colectomy was 24.7 ... Laparoscopic colectomy yielded an average of 14.5 lymph nodes compared with ... DG News

Gum Chewing Reduces Ileus After Elective Open Sigmoid Colectomy   -  Mar 3, 2005
Hypothesis Gum chewing after elective open colon resection may stimulate bowel motility and decrease duration of postoperative ileus. ... Archives of Surgery

Ileocolectomy and Right Colectomy and Colorectal Cancer   -  Sep 19, 2009
You will be encouraged to increase your activity level steadily once you are home. Walking is great exercise! Walking will help your general recovery by ... WebMD

DIVERSE CROWD KEEPS POSTED   -  Jan 19, 2006
...a transsexual selling his/her body to get cash for a sex-change operation, a thrice-widowed weirdo advertising for a 270-pound woman ("Colectomy is OK, ... Pay-Per-View - New York Post - ProQuest Archiver

Threshold for Bowel Surgery may Be too High, Warn Experts   -  Oct 31, 2007
Death rates following elective colectomy are typically quite low, ... It is thought, increasingly, that the thresholds for elective colectomy may be too ... MedIndia

Subtotal Colectomy - Single Adenocarcinoma Found on Colonoscopy?   -  Jul 6, 2005
Are there circumstances in which a subtotal colectomy might be recommended for a young patient with a single adenocarcinoma found on colonoscopy without ... Medscape

Colectomy not a final cure for ulcerative colitis, data show.( …   -  Jan 1, 2006
HONOLULU -- The widely held view that surgery is the "curative" option in patients with severe ulcerative colitis could not be further from the truth, ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Infliximab Linked to Lower Colectomy Rates in Active Ulcerative...   -  Oct 14, 2009
October 14, 2009 — Infliximab treatment is linked to lower colectomy rates in patients with moderate to severe active ulcerative colitis, according to the ... Medscape

Chewing Gum May Expedite Recovery Following Colectomy   -  Aug 28, 2008
Chewing gum in the early postoperative period may hasten recovery following colon surgery according to researcher Sanjay Purkayastha and colleagues from the ... MediNEWS.Direct!

… better with laparoscopic colectomy.(Gastroenterology) - Internal...   -  Oct 15, 2007
Patients do better with laparoscopic colectomy.(Gastroenterology) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. BARCELONA -- The long-awaited 5-year survival ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Long-term Follow-up of Ulcerative Colitis in the Chinese Population   -  Feb 3, 2009
The cumulative colectomy rates were 2.4% and 7.6% at 1 and 10 years of follow-up. ... The complication, colorectal cancer, and colectomy rates are low in ... Nature.com

Gum Chewing Eases Postoperative Ileus, Speeds Hospital Discharge: …   -  Oct 25, 2005
Patients had a mean age of 60 years; 37 patients had open colectomy and 51 had ... Laparoscopic colectomy patients in the gum chewing group had a ... DG News

… on the short-term outcome of laparoscopic colectomy for colorectal...   -  Jul 1, 2007
However, data on the outcome of laparoscopic colectomy in obese and non-obese ... Conclusions: Laparoscopic colectomy can be safely performed in obese ... Free with registration - Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

HNPCC Pts May Reject Prophylactic Subtotal Colectomy   -  Jul 1, 2006
AMELIA ISLAND, Florida—People with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), are willing to consider the pros and cons of prophylactic subtotal ... Cancer Network

ORLive Presents: Open Colectomy Without Sutures or Significant Blood ...   -  Jun 19, 2008
STONY BROOK, NY--(Marketwire - June 4, 2008) - On Thursday, June 19, 2008 Dr. David Rivadeneira from Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY will host a ... marketwire.com

Infliximab cuts ulcerative colitis colectomy rate.(Digestive Disorders...   -  Dec 1, 2007
PHILADELPHIA -- Patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis treated with infliximab had their colectomy rate cut by more than a third during the ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

SAGES 2009: Laparoscopic Colectomy Safer Than Open Colectomy in …   -  May 3, 2009
May 3, 2009 — New research has confirmed that short-term complications are less likely in patients who undergo laparoscopic colectomy compared with open ... Medscape

Family blames vets hospital for dad's death   -  Jun 29, 2006
25, 2003, for a partial colectomy - a procedure he'd had in the past - and died five days later after vomiting in his hospital bed, said the family's ... Pay-Per-View - Boston Herald - ProQuest Archiver

Corticosteroids not advised with C. difficile colitis.(Digestive...   -  Feb 1, 2005
15%), as was the colectomy rate (16% vs. 3%), reported Dr. Burgess of St. Vincent ... Furthermore, six of nine patients (67%) who underwent colectomy in the ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Abdominal surgery 'risky for older patients'   -  Dec 22, 2009
...age 65 or older who underwent common abdominal procedures such as cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal), hysterectomy and colectomy from 1987 to 2004. ... Indian Express

Colitis caused by Clostridium difficile more common now   -  Jul 17, 2007
Colectomy rate, which was 2.7 per 1000 patients overall, increased from 1.2 ... "In addition, the likelihood of death and of treatment with colectomy also ... News-Medical.net

Laparoscopic Surgery vs. Open Colectomy for Colon Cancer - January 15...   -  Jan 15, 2005
Carotid endarterectomy, one of the most frequently performed vascular surgeries, has been associated with significant reductions in rates of ischemic stroke ... AAFP News Now

… Invasive Surgery General And Vascular Surgery Laparoscopic Colectomy...   -  Nov 21, 2006
Minimally Invasive Surgery General and Vascular Surgery Laparoscopic Colectomy, Cholecystectomy and Hernia Repair Colon Surgery Breast Surgery . 367-1878 . Lodi News-Sentinel - Google News Archive

Infliximab may possibly reduce the need for colectomy   -  Oct 5, 2009
According to a latest study led by Mayo Clinic experts, ulcerative colitis patients seem to have approximately 41 percent reduction in colectomy after a ... HealthJockey.com

… May Improve Postoperative Ileus After Segmental Colectomy   -  May 25, 2007
..."Methylnaltrexone following segmental colectomy appears to accelerate gastrointestinal ... Because this study was limited to patients undergoing colectomy, ... Medscape

Ulcerative Colitis Surgery Triples Infertility Risk in Women   -  Jun 14, 2006
Thus, patients undergoing colectomy may have been more debilitated, resulting in higher baseline fertility impairment. Response rates varied from study to ... MedPage Today

Risk of Recurrence and Death After Lower GI Bleeding   -  Sep 1, 2005
Other procedures were sigmoid colectomy, left hemicolectomy, total colectomy, small bowel resection, and hemorrhoidectomy. Fourteen of the 26 surgically ... AAFP News Now

Colorectal Cancer and IBD -- What Does the Evidence Say?   -  May 23, 2007
...[9] Older natural history studies show that only 19% of patients who have dysplasia undergo immediate colectomy, 50% of patients with polypoid dysplasia ... Medscape

What is the optimal management approach for pediatric patients with …   -  May 2, 2008
Overall, colectomy was required by 58% of patients at 1-year follow-up, ... The colectomy rate in Turner and colleagues' study needs to be cautiously ... Nature.com

Colorectal Cancer Upstaged with Lymphatic Mapping   -  Jun 19, 2006
In all, 68 of the patients had a right hemicolectomy, three had a transverse colectomy, nine had a left colectomy, 15 underwent a sigmoid colectomy, ... MedPage Today

Chewing gum Gets Patients out of the Hospital Sooner   -  Oct 19, 2005
Researchers studied 102 patients who underwent a colectomy -- surgery to remove ... Patients who chewed the gum and had a laparascopic colectomy left the ... Ivanhoe Broadcast News

High Risk For Complications After Colectomy For Morbidly Obese …   -  Jan 15, 2009
New research published in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows that morbidly obese patients are at higher risk than ... RedOrbit

PDL BioPharma Announces Long-Term Nuvion(R) Data Presented At …   -  May 23, 2007
..."Patients with severe ulcerative colitis face surgical intervention or colectomy, and positive results from our Phase 3 program would lead to a welcomed ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

University of Pittsburgh Clinical Study to Test Antibody Therapy for ...   -  Mar 27, 2006
..."The definitive treatment for ulcerative colitis is colectomy, which has significant consequences including the devastating impact of the surgery on a ... RedOrbit

… Readmission Mortality Rates Seen in Elderly Patients After Colectom...   -  Oct 18, 2009
Results from the first study to determine nationwide readmission rates following colectomy [surgical removal of malignant disease and part of the colon] in ... MedIndia

Quebec reports C. difficile mortality statistics.(Infectious Disease)(...   -  Jul 19, 2005
Another 126 patients had to undergo colectomy, and 399 patients were admitted to ICUs. The mortality rate among the 1812 C. difficile cases reported during ... Free with registration - CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association... - AccessMyLibrary.com

Hospital Lymph Node Examination Rates and Survival After Resection...   -  Nov 14, 2007
Context Several studies suggest improved survival among patients in whom a higher number of nodes are examined after colectomy for colon cancer. ... Journal of American Medical Association - Journal of American Medical Association...

Gum boosts motility after colectomy.(Chewing gum after colon surgery ...   -  Mar 15, 2006
Gum boosts motility after colectomy.(Chewing gum after colon surgery hasten recovery)(Clinical report) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Remicade given priority review status by FDA   -  May 31, 2005
...therapies to treat moderate to severe forms of the condition, which can lead to the surgical removal of the colon -- a procedure known as a colectomy. ... Philadelphia Business Journal

Article: Laparoscopic, open colectomy at 5-year parity.(Gastroenterolo...   -  Jun 15, 2007
COLORADO SPRINGS -- Overall and disease-free survival at 5 years were equivalent in patients with curable colon cancer assigned to laparoscopic, ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Uptake of Minimally Invasive Cancer Surgery   -  Mar 16, 2009
..."Laparoscopic colectomy is probably the only minimally invasive technology that has been held up to the highest standard of comparison," he commented. ... Medscape

colectomy | Definition of colectomy | HighBeam.com: Online Dictionary   -  Jul 12, 2006
Find out what colectomy means: The Oxford American College Dictionary has the definition of colectomy. Research related newspaper, magazine, ... Pay-Per-View - Oxford American College Dictionary - HighBeam Research

Advances in minimally invasive procedures.   -  Nov 1, 2005
The safety and efficacy of laparoscopy for colectomy as an alternative to open ... (10) Laparoscopic Colectomy. Recent surgical advances have made it ... $4.95 - Journal of Family Practice - ECNext

Threshold For Bowel Surgery May Be Too High, Warn Experts   -  Nov 20, 2007
Death rates following elective colectomy are typically quite low, ... It is thought, increasingly, that the thresholds for elective colectomy may be too ... sciencedaily.com

Threshold for Bowel Surgery May be Too High, Warn Experts   -  Oct 29, 2007
Death rates following elective colectomy are typically quite low, ... It is thought, increasingly, that the thresholds for elective colectomy may be too ... newswise.com

Clinical Studies Show REMICADE Reduces Incidence of Bowel Surgeries …   -  Oct 15, 2007
2.1) during the post-colectomy period, compared with the pre-colectomy period. UC is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease affecting nearly 500000 people in ... Free with registration - PR Newswire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Arch Intern Med -- Business as Usual, April 25, 2005, Cohen 165 (8):...   -  Apr 25, 2005
I read the case on the monitor screen: "47-year-old man with colon cancer, electively admitted for partial colectomy and diverting colostomy, ... Archives of Internal Medicine

Clinical Studies Show REMICADE® Reduces Incidence Of Bowel …   -  Oct 21, 2007
2.1) during the post-colectomy period, compared with the pre-colectomy period. UC is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease affecting nearly 500000 people in ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month   -  Feb 27, 2006
Laparoscopic colectomy, as compared to traditional open surgery which ... Laparoscopic colectomy has been widely accepted for the treatment of benign colon ... WJZ

… : Infliximab cuts ulcerative colitis colectomy rate.(Digestive...   -  Dec 1, 2007
Infliximab cuts ulcerative colitis colectomy rate.(Digestive Disorders)(Clinical report) ... find Family Practice News articles. Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

… . difficile rises, but not mortality, colectomy rates.(INFECTIOUS...   -  Jan 1, 2009
In-hospital C. difficile rises, but not mortality, colectomy rates.(INFECTIOUS DISEASES)(Clinical report) ... find Pediatric News articles. Pay-Per-View - Pediatric News - HighBeam Research

A case of caecal volvulus   -  Jun 12, 2009
An emergent laparotomy confirmed the diagnosis and an ileo-colectomy with primary anastomosis was carried out. The patient recovered after intensive ... Science Centric

What Is Colon Cancer? What Causes Colon Cancer?   -  May 19, 2009
Surgery to remove part of or the entire colon is called colectomy. During colectomy, a surgeon will remove the part of the colon containing the cancer as ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

… of abdominal wound dehiscence after a colectomy: a nursing...   -  Mar 1, 2009
Development of abdominal wound dehiscence after a colectomy: a nursing challenge.(Advanced Practice)(Report) ... find MedSurg Nursing articles. Pay-Per-View - MedSurg Nursing - HighBeam Research

Progenics receives Wyeth funding for research   -  Oct 27, 2006
Some 500 patients will be involved in the trials, which in Phase II resulted in faster gastrointestinal recovery of patients who'd had segmental colectomy ... Hays Pharma

Memorial Healthcare showcases medical technology at Founder's Day …   -  May 12, 2007
...the most advanced CT technology on the market, minimally invasive surg eries such as colectomy for colon cancer patients, and PET scan ning. ... Argus-Press - Google News Archive

methylnaltrexone Progenics, Wyeth phase change III, Worldwide ( …   -  Oct 2, 2006
The double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, trial will recruit approximately 500 patients who have undergone segmental colectomy at approximately 90 ... Pay-Per-View - R & D Focus Drug News - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer: a systematic review.   -  Feb 1, 2007
Jacobs (1) reported the technical feasibility of laparoscopic colectomy in 1991. The innovative application of laparoscopic procedures has reinvigorated ... Free with registration - Canadian Journal of Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Canadian Association of General Surgeons and American College of …   -  Jun 1, 2006
Question: Is an elective colectomy after the first episode of ... Results: Performing colectomy after the fourth episode of diverticulitis rather than after ... Free with registration - Canadian Journal of Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Chewing Gum Relieves Ileus After Colorectal Surgery   -  Aug 18, 2008
18 -- Gum chewing may kickstart bowel function after colectomy and possibly reduce ... Studies that included only open surgery, not laparoscopic colectomy ... MedPage Today

The Natural History of Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis: A Population...   -  Aug 1, 2009
The cumulative risk of colectomy was estimated by the Kaplan–Meier method. ... The colectomy rate was influenced by disease extension and was associated ... Nature.com

The Natural History of Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis: A Population...   -  May 12, 2009
The cumulative risk of colectomy was estimated by the Kaplan–Meier method. ... The cumulative rate of colectomy was 8% at 1 year, 15% at 3 years, ... Nature.com

Predictive Factors of Response to Cyclosporine in Steroid-Refractory ...   -  Jul 13, 2007
The actuarial rate of colectomy was 0.45 at 6 months. Cox analysis in the whole population selected three predictive criteria of colectomy: body temperature ... Nature.com

Fecal Calprotectin Predicts the Clinical Course of Acute Severe...   -  Feb 17, 2009
Of 90 patients, 31 (34.4%) required colectomy, including 11 (52.4%) of those ... FC was significantly higher in patients requiring colectomy (1200.0 vs. ... Nature.com

Colon Cancer Surgery - Colon Cancer Health Information - NY Times …   -  Oct 28, 2009
Unlike colectomy, these procedures do not involve cutting through the ... Colectomy involves removing the cancerous part of the colon and nearby lymph nodes ... New York Times

JournalWatch: Early colectomies aid IBD.(Brief article)   -  Nov 7, 2007
Researchers compared mortality rates in 23464 patients with IBD who either underwent elective colectomy, emergency colectomy, or who were hospitalised for ... Free with registration - Pulse - AccessMyLibrary.com

Clinical Review of the Management of Fulminant Clostridium difficile ...   -  Dec 1, 2008
The surgical procedure of choice is a total abdominal colectomy with end ileostomy, although the mortality rate remains high. ... Nature.com

Ulcerative colitis patients benefit from infliximab.(Gastroenterology)...   -  Nov 15, 2007
It's increasingly understood that colectomy is not a complete solution for advanced UC ... Article: Colectomy not a final cure for ulcerative colitis, ... ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

The key to quick recovery; Keyhole surgery = quick recovery, minimal ...   -  Sep 20, 2005
With laparoscopic colectomy, patients require less time to recover ... While conventional surgery is just as effective, laparoscopic colectomy should allay ... Pay-Per-View - TODAY - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Is capsule endoscopy safe and useful for small-bowel surveillance in ...   -  Mar 6, 2008
A total of 23 patients (mean age 42 years, range 18–66 years) were included in the study; colectomy had been performed previously in 18 patients, ... Nature.com

Which approach is best for colon surgery?(POINT/COUNTERPOINT) | …   -  Dec 1, 2007
The gains with laparoscopic colectomy have been more moderate, leading some to question the ... Article: Patients do better with laparoscopic colectomy. ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery May Improve Outcomes in Some …   -  Jun 28, 2007
June 28, 2007 — Laparoscopic colectomy has evolved as a technical option in the treatment of ... The majority of patients had an open colectomy performed. ... Medscape

Antibody treatment for ulcerative colitis reduces need for colon...   -  Oct 29, 2009
..."We found that treatment with infliximab reduced the need for colectomy by 41 percent ... The cumulative incidence of colectomy through 54 weeks was 10% for ... MTBeurope

ASA: NCI-Designated Hospitals Have Lower Mortality after Colorectal …   -  Apr 28, 2008
The study population consisted of 33970 patients who had a colectomy and 8591 ... Postoperative mortality after colectomy was 6.7% at non-NCI centers and ... MedPage Today

Colorectal Cancer; Better outcomes achieved with laparoscopic than …   -  Jan 10, 2006
..."The aim of this study was to define any benefits in terms of early outcome for laparoscopic colectomy in patients over 80 years old compared with open ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancers: Current status.(Review …   -  Oct 1, 2006
Abdominal wall recurrence after laparoscopic colectomy for colon cancer. ... Laparoscopic - assisted colectomy versus open coloectomy for treatment of non ... Free with registration - Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Virginia Supreme Court Reports - HOWELL v. SOBHAN, 081800 (Va. 9- …   -  Sep 18, 2009
...[fn1] A subtotal colectomy is a partial "[e]xcision of . . . the colon." Tabor's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 445, 2101 (20th ed. 2005). ... Pay-Per-View - Virginia Supreme Court Reports - Loislaw

REMINDER: ORLive Presents: Advances in Colorectal Cancer Therapies: …   -  Jun 20, 2007
Laparoscopic colectomy methods were introduced about 16 years ago and have been developed and ... When doing laparoscopic colectomy, unlike cholecystectomy, ... marketwire.com

Infliximab for ulcerative colitis.(Clinical Capsules)(Brief Article)   -  Aug 1, 2005
Infliximab significantly reduced the rate of colectomy in patients who had ... Two additional patients in each group had a colectomy after 6 months of ... Free with registration - Skin & Allergy News - AccessMyLibrary.com



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