Colon resection

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Gum Chewing Stirs Bowel After Colon Resection   -  Feb 20, 2006
By Judith Groch,. SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 20 - Gum chewing after elective open sigmoid colectomy reduced post-op ileus and shortened hospital stays, ... MedPage Today

… Clinic Surgeons Perform First Single-Port Laparoscopic Colon...   -  Dec 12, 2007
The conventional laparoscopic approach to colon resection for polyp or cancer utilizes three to five abdominal wall incisions. The SPL trans-umbilical ... Free with registration - Business Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Recovering from a colon resection   -  Jan 12, 2009
My father's been diagnosed with colon cancer, and he's had a colon resection of the lower bowel. Fortunately, he doesn't need a colostomy bag. ... Netdoctor

Geriatrics; Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients   -  Oct 24, 2005
2005 OCT 24 - (NewsRx.com) -- Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients with acceptable complication rates. "Colorectal cancer is predominantly ... Pay-Per-View - Health & Medicine Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Geriatrics; Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients   -  Oct 29, 2005
2005 OCT 29 - (NewsRx.com) -- Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients with acceptable complication rates. "Colorectal cancer is predominantly ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer: a systematic review.   -  Feb 1, 2007
Inclusion criteria were adults aged over 16 years with a colon resection for ... There was no disadvantage to laparoscopic colon resection in any of these ... Free with registration - Canadian Journal of Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Geriatrics; Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients   -  Oct 25, 2005
2005 OCT 25 - (NewsRx.com) -- Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients with acceptable complication rates. "Colorectal cancer is predominantly ... Pay-Per-View - Cancer Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Short-term costs of conventional vs laparoscopic assisted surgery in ...   -  Mar 22, 2006
Bergamaschi R, Arnaud JP (1997) Immediately recognizable benefits and drawbacks after laparoscopic colon resection for benign disease. ... Nature.com

New system uses robotics to simplify surgery at Latrobe hospital   -  Oct 1, 2009
Then Dr. Bucci assisted Dr. Clark with the colon resection. ... Dr. Clark had previously performed a colon resection on Mrs. McCloy's friend, but operated ... Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Gum Chewing Reduces Ileus After Elective Open Sigmoid Colectomy   -  Mar 3, 2005
Hypothesis Gum chewing after elective open colon resection may stimulate bowel ... 1 After colon resection, there is a period of time for most patients ... Archives of Surgery

Benign Colon Polyps Presumed Patients   -  Aug 10, 2009
New data indicates that many patients with presumed benign colon polyps undergoing colon resection (colon polyp surgery) actually have a cancer hidden in ... Merinews

Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancers: Current status.(Review …   -  Oct 1, 2006
Minimally invasive colon resection (laparoscopic colectomy). Surg Laparosc Endosc 1991;1:144-50. 12. Jenkins NL, Roth JS, Johnson JO, Pofahl WE. ... Free with registration - Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis   -  Mar 10, 2007
The most common procedure, known as a colon resection, involves removing the ... When done during emergencies, a colon resection is a two-stage process. ... Intelihealth.com

Nitrous Oxide Does Not Increase Postop Infection Risk   -  Sep 22, 2005
In a randomized study of 418 patients who underwent colon resection ... They chose colon resection because of the high risk of postoperative infections. ... MedPage Today

Colon Cancer Surgeon, Dr. David Blumberg in Pittsburgh Pioneers a …   -  Aug 7, 2009
Furthermore he demonstrates that the colon resection surgery that he performs is equally safe and successful for patients with obesity and patients having ... PR Urgent

NJBIZ.com - New Jersey Business, Construction, Real Estate NJ, …   -  Dec 13, 2009
Even at the best hospitals, laparoscopic colon resection surgery is a failure in as many as 40% of obese patients requiring ultimately a large incision, ... NJBIZ

High-Dose Senna Compared with Conventional PEG-ES Lavage as …   -  May 23, 2005
Exclusion criteria were (1) age under 18 yr, (2) previous colon resection, (3) indication to sigmoidoscopy, (4) uncontrolled congestive heart failure ... Nature.com

Gum gives recovering colon patients something to chew on   -  Dec 15, 2005
Cheryl Ankrom had set aside a minimum of one week for hospital recovery after her colon resection last August. Thanks to chewing gum, though, ... wtopnews.com

Colon cancer survivors promote early detection, screenings   -  Jun 3, 2009
..."It was at a very early stage," says Strezo, who had colon resection surgery last December to remove the cancerous area. "You never think anything is going ... $2.95 - Daily Herald - NewsBank

Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - RUFFIN v. MAVERICK …   -  Jan 24, 2005
This is an impairment of 9% of the whole person for the small intestine resection and 5% of the whole person for the colon resection. ... Pay-Per-View - Arkansas Workers' Compensation Decisions - Loislaw

Chewing gum aids surgery recovery   -  Feb 21, 2006
The researchers studied 34 patients who underwent surgery to remove a portion of the large intestine - a procedure known as sigmoid colon resection. ... BBC News

Sex and doctors: ER medics best placed to win hearts   -  Oct 26, 2007
...looking for love would be advised to be an emergency room surgeon or deliver babies rather than practise colon resection or remove in-grown toenails. ... NEWS.com.au

Atlanta News, Sports, Atlanta Weather, Business News | ajc.com   -  Nov 18, 2008
A few days after the colonoscopy, I had a colon resection. The surgery went well, but doctors determined my cancer was Stage IIIB. ... Atlanta Journal Constitution

Factiva Search   -  Oct 25, 2005
Geriatrics; Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients. 25 October, 2005 Life Science Weekly. 2005 OCT 25 - (NewsRx.com) -- Colon resection can ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Chemo Alone Is Best for Advanced Colon Cancer   -  May 30, 2009
Immediate colon resection (surgical removal) following diagnosis of stage IV metastatic colorectal cancer had previously been the standard procedure, ... Forbes

New type of surgery means 'zippo pain'   -  May 4, 2008
The alternatives for patients like Lam are traditional or laparoscopic surgeries, both of which require a colon resection, FitzHarris said. ... Virginian-Pilot - Virginian Pilot

Factiva Search   -  Oct 30, 2005
Geriatrics; Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients. 30 October, 2005 Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Devices & Surgical Technology... - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Chemo Alone Is Best for Advanced Colon Cancer   -  Jun 1, 2009
Immediate colon resection (surgical removal) following diagnosis of stage IV metastatic colorectal cancer had previously been the standard procedure, ... BusinessWeek

For Cancer Patients, A Struggle to Prolong Hope as Well as Life   -  Apr 1, 2007
My colon resection cost around $20000 5 years ago. Chemotherapy and radiation were not required in my case, but could be up to a couple hundred thousand ... Washington Post

Fitness program helps cancer patients gain strength to fight disease   -  Nov 11, 2008
Heisler underwent 12 rounds of chemotherapy and a colon resection. "When you come out of chemo, you feel like, 'What's next?' This is next," he said, ... MLive.com

Factiva Search   -  Oct 25, 2005
Geriatrics; Colon resection can be undertaken in elderly patients. 25 October, 2005 Science Letter. 2005 OCT 25 - (NewsRx.com) -- Colon resection can be ... Pay-Per-View - Science Letter - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Article: Patient selection key to laparoscopic management of the...   -  Jan 1, 2005
Article: Bowel endoscopy does not predict colon resection in patients with ... Biotech Week; August 20, 2003 ; 700+ words ... ... predict colon resection in ... Pay-Per-View - OB GYN News - HighBeam Research

Comments on: Couric: "Get Over" Embarrassment - CBS News   -  Mar 15, 2007
Currently, I am @home recovering from colon resection surgery. I thank my lucky stars that I watched Katies segment. Thank you Katie and keep spreading the ... CBS News

Dr. Hokie - Profile: A Surgeon Who Treated 17 Victims   -  Apr 21, 2007
Around the time Lester finished his second scheduled surgery, (a colon resection) he was summoned back to the emergency room and informed that ambulances ... $2.95 - Newsweek - NewsBank

Nonagenarian wins battle against cancer   -  Jul 30, 2009
..."After discussing with the patient and relatives about the risks involved, 99 years old Shirgaonkar's left hemicolectomy (left colon resection or removal) ... Times of India

Title: Sentinel Lymph Node Sampling Identifies Small Tumour Infiltrate...   -  Mar 18, 2008
...prospective trial that included 192 patients with biopsy-proven colon cancer that underwent SLN procedures during open, oncological colon resection. ... DG News

Health briefs   -  Feb 27, 2006
Dr. Rob Schuster and a team at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California studied 34 patients who had sigmoid colon resection. Half chewed sugarless gum ... $2.95 - Deseret News - NewsBank

Growing fast, improving lives   -  Jan 8, 2006
...and effectiveness of everything from cataract surgery, open heart surgery and colon resection to organ transplantation, dialysis and infusion therapies. ... $2.95 - Deseret News - NewsBank

New York Miscellaneous Reports - ELLIS v. ENG, 0013209/2005 (7-17- …   -  Jul 17, 2008
Dr. Gusset testified that he instructed Mr. Ellis that these complaints were common after a colon resection, and advised him of Dr. Eng's opinion that he ... Pay-Per-View - New York Miscellaneous Reports - Loislaw

Image of the Month—Diagnosis   -  Dec 21, 2007
Segmental colon resection is recommended for the removal of the lipoma. Good preoperative diagnosis, however, may help to limit the extent of surgical ... Archives of Surgery

Health briefs | Article from Deseret News (Salt Lake City) | HighBeam...   -  Feb 27, 2006
Dr. Rob Schuster and a team at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California studied 34 patients who had sigmoid colon resection. Half chewed sugarless gum ... Pay-Per-View - Deseret News - HighBeam Research

Gum gives colon patients something to chew on   -  Dec 14, 2005
Cheryl Ankrom had set aside a minimum of one week for hospital recovery after her colon resection last August. Thanks to chewing gum, though, ... USA TODAY - USA Today

'NAGGING' SAVED MY LIFE   -  Feb 15, 2008
Amy and I were told that the surgery I needed was a laproscopic sigmoid colon resection, or something like that. That meant that, through four separate ... $2.95 - The State - NewsBank

Growing fast, improving lives | Article from Deseret News (Salt Lake...   -  Jan 8, 2006
...and effectiveness of everything from cataract surgery, open heart surgery and colon resection to organ transplantation, dialysis and infusion therapies. ... Pay-Per-View - Deseret News - HighBeam Research

Weighing the evidence: benefits and risks.   -  Nov 1, 2005
As of mid-2005, numerous case series and several randomized, clinical trials have compared laparoscopic with open colon resection in patients with a variety ... $4.95 - Journal of Family Practice - ECNext

Tests are endless, and that's a good thing   -  Apr 27, 2009
In an Illinois study, board certification in surgery was associated with reduced mortality for colon resection. And studies have shown that doctors without ... $2.95 - Philadelphia Inquirer - NewsBank

THE PEOPLE'S PHARMACY, Age-spot fade creams may be risky   -  Mar 13, 2007
After a colon resection I had severe diarrhea diagnosed as IBS. Nothing helped except 4 to 6 Lomotil pills daily. When I tried your remedy of shredded ... Pay-Per-View - Newsday - ProQuest Archiver

Press Release: New Colorectal Module From Simbionix Advances …   -  Nov 26, 2008
...surgeons have been slow to adopt laparoscopic colon resection, because it is a very challenging procedure to learn without potentially putting patients ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire Europe - HighBeam Research

Daily Herald Cancer Survivors   -  May 31, 2006
...recurrence (with the possibility of a future colostomy), a newer colon resection procedure with only a 10 percent recurrence risk, or a colostomy. ... Chicago Daily Herald - Chicago Daily Herald

Avoid herbal oils for kids   -  Mar 1, 2007
After a colon resection, I had severe diarrhea diagnosed as irritable bowel syndrome. Nothing helped except four to six Lomotil pills daily. ... $2.95 - Buffalo News - NewsBank

A Unique Case of Recurrent Metachronous Volvulus of the …   -  Jan 2, 2009
The patient underwent multiple operations for bowel obstruction, lysis of adhesions, and colon resection. The interesting intraoperative findings were a ... Archives of Surgery

Mayor Johnson to undergo colon surgery   -  Nov 25, 2008
SEMINOLE – Seminole Mayor Jimmy Johnson was to undergo a colon resection operation Nov. 26 at Tampa General Hospital. Johnson, 66, said the operation was ... Tampa Bay Newspapers

Colo-pleural fistula following pneumonectomy   -  Jul 20, 2006
The problem was successfully treated by colon resection and thoracoplasty. After pneumonectomy a number of surgical complications can occur some of them ... European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic...

Health Watch - Colon Cancer- Part Two   -  Aug 21, 2007
..."A colon resection which was successful, the cancer had not passed through the colon and therefore I didn't have to have chemotherapy or treatments further ... WJHG-TV

Expanded Treatment of Hepatic Tumors With Radiofrequency Ablation …   -  Oct 1, 2005
...enables utilization of other operative interventions, including hepatic or colon resection and hepatic artery chemotherapy pump placement (Table 1). ... Cancer Network

Pflueger v. Astrue, No. 4:06CV3292 (D.Neb. 01/14/2008)   -  Jan 14, 2008
...with intra-abdominal abscess, and a sigmoid colon resection, end colostomy and Hartman procedure, as well as takedown of splenic flexure were performed. ... $2.95 - U.S. District Court, District of... - VersusLaw

Rare fungal infection emerges in Southwest.(Infectious Diseases)( …   -  Apr 15, 2006
A partial colon resection with end-to-end anastomosis was performed. Histopathologic evaluation of the mass revealed marked inflammation and the ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Surgery Not Necessary for Most Late-Stage Colorectal Cancers   -  May 26, 2009
The rationale for immediate colon resection was to prevent future symptoms and complications from the primary tumor. It was assumed that the majority of ... newswise.com

CM to docs: Develop cheap healthcare   -  Oct 7, 2005
The first day of the conference had sessions on haemorrhoids, rectal cancer, laparoscopic colon resection and related problems. Over two dozen doctors from ... Pay-Per-View - Hindustan Times - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Weekly Health Tip .   -  Feb 1, 2008
A small study in the Archives of Sur gery reported that chewing sugarless gum following colon resection surgery may speed Up recovery time. ... Harlan News Advertiser - Google News Archive

Fighting for survival:Merrimac woman hopes her battle with colon...   -  Oct 30, 2006
She underwent a colon resection to remove some of the diseased tissue and a two-week stay at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston early this year, ... Daily News of Newburyport - The Daily News of Newburyport

Verdicts & Settlements May 21, 2007: Patient dies of cancer...   -  May 21, 2007
On May 31, he underwent a right colon resection with enblock resection of the abdominal wall and ileocolostomy. The post-operative diagnosis was: "carcinoma ... Free with registration - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - AccessMyLibrary.com

Some Hidden Choices in Breast Reconstruction - Readers' Comments - …   -  Dec 23, 2008
Since the TRAM procedure, she's also required a colon resection surgery. Long shot? She wishes she'd never done it. She is also a nurse who was 'sold' on ... nytimes.com

Tennessee Reports - McCULLEY v. GARBER, E2005-01606-COA-R3-CV …   -  Apr 20, 2006
...and defendant performed a second surgery on December 19, 2001, where he found a perforation and performed a colon resection and colostomy. ... Pay-Per-View - Tennessee Reports - Loislaw

Verdicts & Settlements June 4, 2007: Patient dies of cancer...   -  Jun 4, 2007
On May 31, he underwent a right colon resection with enblock resection of the abdominal wall and ileocolostomy. The post-operative diagnosis was: "carcinoma ... Free with registration - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - AccessMyLibrary.com

Case of the month: diagnostics challenges from your case files.( …   -  Jan 1, 2005
The gynecologic oncologist feared that if the endometriosis recurred in the same area and the patient had to undergo colon resection again, ... Free with registration - JAAPA-Journal of the American Academy... - AccessMyLibrary.com

Localizing Colorectal Cancer by Colonoscopy   -  Mar 7, 2005
5 some of these patients will ultimately require colon resection where there is no residual palpable lesion. Further, with recent evidence supporting ... Archives of Surgery

Cleveland Clinic's Top Ten Medical Innovations 2009   -  Nov 12, 2008
Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopy (NOTES) for nephrectomy, cystectomy, prostatectomy, colon resection, ... Medgadget.com

Unexplained GI fungal infections seen in Arizona.(Clinical Rounds)   -  Oct 1, 2006
A partial colon resection with end-to-end anastomosis was performed. Histopathologic evaluation of the mass revealed marked inflammation and the ... Free with registration - Skin & Allergy News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Author cooks up another volume - Latest self-published book takes …   -  Aug 7, 2005
Two months later, he had a colon resection because of a return of cancer. These days he's compiling a compact disc of favorite songs of the day for the 45th ... $2.95 - Buffalo News - NewsBank

Follow-up endoscopic surveillance in colorectal cancer patients...   -  Mar 15, 2007
...and it appears that the initial surveillance colonoscopy should be performed at one year after colon resection because of the significant risk of ... eurekalert.org

Defending “My Drug Problem?   -  Mar 30, 2009
The small tumor was removed with a colon resection, but two months later, my cancer was restaged to IV as it quickly and aggressively spread to my left ... Atlantic Online

A baseless malpractice suit still cost me: even after being dismissed...   -  Feb 1, 2008
Three days later, one of our gastrointestinal surgeons performed a segmental colon resection. Subsequent pathologic examinations of the resected mass and ... Free with registration - Medical Economics - AccessMyLibrary.com

Gum boosts motility after colectomy.(Chewing gum after colon surgery ...   -  Mar 15, 2006
Based on these results, Dr. Schuster and his associates conducted a prospective, case-control study in 34 patients undergoing open sigmoid colon resection ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

For Best Survival Benefits In Colorectal Cancer Patients, Follow-Up …   -  Mar 18, 2007
...and it appears that the initial surveillance colonoscopy should be performed at one year after colon resection because of the significant risk of ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Gum Chewing Eases Postoperative Ileus, Speeds Hospital Discharge: …   -  Oct 25, 2005
The most common cause of prolonged hospitalization after colon surgery, postoperative ileus is considered inevitable after colon resection and other ... DG News

2 lawsuits for poor ED care have different outcomes   -  Oct 1, 2005
...appendix complicated by gangrene, which required an emergency appendectomy with partial colon resection, primary anastomosis, and small bowel resection. ... Free with registration - ED Nursing - AccessMyLibrary.com

Inside the Roche-Genentech takeover   -  Apr 10, 2009
...like an ongoing clinical trial of the drug Avastin in patients with cancer-related colon resection surgery — that it said Roche's initial offer ignored. ... San Francisco Business Times

New York Bariatrics, Long Island Specializing in StomaphyX & Lap Band...   -  Jul 8, 2008
He is also specialized in colon resection, surgery for reflux, solid organ removal (spleen, adrenal, pancreas), inguinal, ventral hernias and biliary ... theopenpress.com

Quality Indicator For Colon Cancer Surgeries Questioned   -  Nov 22, 2007
However, it appears that the number of lymph nodes that hospitals examined following colon resection did not influence how long patients lived," says first ... emaxhealth.com

WIS News 10 - Columbia, South Carolina | New research suggests sweet ...   -  Mar 20, 2007
...between 30 and 80 years old and had no personal history of colon cancer, precancerous polyps, inflammatory bowel disease or previous colon resection. ... WIS

Colon Surgery; Medicare HMOs fail to control costs of procedures in …   -  Jan 10, 2005
Colon resection, usually performed to remove cancer, treat diverticulitis or remove a bowel blockage, is the most common abdominal surgery in elderly ... Pay-Per-View - Managed Care Weekly Digest - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Kentucky Reports - HOOFNEL v. SEGAL, 199 SW3d 147 (Ky. 2006)   -  Sep 21, 2006
...multiple fibroid tumors and that Dr. Galandiuk could not have properly completed the colon resection without removal of the abnormally large uterus. ... Pay-Per-View - Kentucky Reports - Loislaw

Statin use associated with a reduced risk of sepsis in patients with ...   -  Jan 25, 2006
..."For individuals about to undergo an elective high-risk surgery, like a colon resection due to colon cancer, you might also want to pretreat these patients ... Medscape

Diverticular Disease: Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis   -  Oct 1, 2005
If flare-ups occur regularly, a colon resection surgery may be performed to remove the section of the colon with the diverticula. ... EndoNurse

Polyps in the colon and rectum (colonic and rectal polyps).(Disease/ …   -  May 24, 2006
Removal of part or all of the colon is called a colon resection or colectomy. If the rectum is removed it is called a proctectomy. ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Polyps in the colon and rectum (colonic and rectal polyps).(Adult...   -  Nov 1, 2006
Removal of part or all of the colon is called a colon resection or colectomy. If the rectum is removed it is called a proctectomy. ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Doctors and Disappointments: Frustrations at Dealing with the Medical...   -  Feb 27, 2009
A relative of mine, who holds a medical degree at the master's level, underwent a laparoscopic colon resection. During the surgery the staple gun, ... HealthCentral.com

Feeding Horses During Colic Recovery   -  Apr 12, 2008
Following extensive large colon resection (removal of a section), Geor noted that transit time of nutrients is altered so low-bulk feeds, such as pelleted ... TheHorse.com

Cancer Survivors Urged to Get Yearly Colonoscopy   -  Apr 16, 2007
...and it appears that the initial surveillance colonoscopy should be performed at one year after colon resection because of the significant risk of ... Health Video

Metastasis of colonic adenocarcinoma to the external ear canal: an …   -  Jan 1, 2005
The patient underwent a sigmoid colon resection. Gross examination showed a friable, sessile circumferential mass. Histologic examination showed a poorly ... Free with registration - Ear, Nose and Throat Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

Polyps in the colon and rectum (colonic and rectal polyps).(Adult...   -  May 31, 2007
Removal of part or all of the colon is called a colon resection or colectomy. If the rectum is removed it is called a proctectomy. ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Chewing gum Gets Patients out of the Hospital Sooner   -  Oct 19, 2005
Postoperative ileus almost always occurs after colon resection and other forms of intestinal surgery. Researchers studied 102 patients who underwent a ... Ivanhoe Broadcast News

Having larger numbers of lymph nodes examined for cancer is not …   -  Nov 16, 2007
However, it appears that the number of lymph nodes that hospitals examined following colon resection did not influence how long patients lived,? says first ... HealthNewsDigest.com

Chewing Gum Speeds Recovery After Laparoscopic Surgery   -  Oct 28, 2005
In the study, 102 patients undergoing elective colon resection surgery were divided into two groups. Those in the control group received the standard fare ... Medgadget.com

Doctors and Gateway sued for malpractice   -  Oct 30, 2006
According to the complaint, Gallas was admitted to Gateway for a colon resection surgery on July 27, 2005. He claims the doctors negligently and carelessly ... Madison County Record

The effects of hypercapnia, supplemental oxygen, and dexamethasone …   -  Mar 1, 2006
We will test the hypotheses that mild hypercapnia and supplemental oxygen reduce wound infection risk in patients undergoing colon resection. ... Free with registration - Journal of Drugs in Dermatology - AccessMyLibrary.com

One day at a time   -  May 29, 2006
Dominic is scheduled for a colon resection this afternoon. During the surgery, Gaines will remove the affected bowel and join the healthy bowel segments. ... pittsburghlive.com

Health-care spotlight   -  Dec 4, 2006
His patient caseload involves procedures such as colon resection, hernia repair, gallbladder removal, diagnostic endoscopy and gynecological, ... Herald-Mail - The Herald-Mail

Best practices in stroke rapid response: a case study.(Best Practice)(...   -  Dec 1, 2006
The patient's physicians decided to treat the patient surgically and scheduled CW for an elective colon resection. He was admitted pre-operatively to LVHHN ... Free with registration - MedSurg Nursing - AccessMyLibrary.com



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