Altering the Traditional Approach to Restorative Proctocolectomy After Subtotal Colectomy in Pediatric Patients

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Conclusions: A significant proportion of surgical spending can be predicted using patient factors on the basis of readily available claims data. By adjusting for patient factors, this will facilitate future research on unwarranted variation in episode payments driven by surgeons, hospitals, or other market forces.
Source: Medical Care - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
To demonstrate step by step technique for laparoscopic rectosigmoid colectomy with total intracorporeal anastomosis in stage IV endometriosis, eliminating the need for laparotomy to complete the procedure.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Open Communications 26:  Endometriosis (4:10 PM – 5:15 PM) 4:10 PM Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundProphylactic mesh closure has only scarcely been studied to avoid extraction-site incisional hernia after laparoscopic colorectal surgery. The aim was to analyze extraction-site incisional hernia incidence after laparoscopic colorectal surgery to assess if prophylactic mesh closure should be studied.MethodsA retrospective analytic cohort study was conducted in patients who had undergone laparoscopic colorectal surgery with an extraction-site incision. Extraction-site incisional hernia was diagnosed during clinical examination or imaging. Risk factors for extraction-site incisional hernia were analyzed.Res...
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsMore extended resections seem not to confer an increase of the overall survival rate.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionIn conclusion, to date, robotic right colectomy with intracorporeal anastomosis does not provide any significant clinical advantages, which may justify the additional costs, as compared to its laparoscopic counterpart. Further evolution of robotic technology and experience may lead to a reduction of costs, especially if the robotic platform is used in an appropriate healthcare setting.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsT-CPT correlated well with microscopic scores. F-CPT and PUCAI appear to be better predictors of unfavorable outcome in patients with UC.
Source: Pathology Research and Practice - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
ConclusionTotal laparoscopic surgery was effective for colonic leiomyoma with an abdominal mesh to avoid mesh-related complications.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
DiscussionThe “peek port” approach to the patients with a potentially hostile abdomen allows for prompt assessment of intraperitoneal conditions and is associated with an overall low rate of conversion from laparoscopy to laparotomy during colectomy. This technique may reduce expense and morbidity for patient s who ultimately require laparotomy, while allowing some patients with complex disease to be managed laparoscopically who would not normally be considered for a minimally invasive procedure.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionMIS patients reported improved PRO on selected QOL measures early in the recovery period compared to open. There was no difference in long-term QOL data between MIS and open patients. Two-thirds (61%) of patients reported being fully recovered at 6  months with MIS patients being more likely to report a complete recovery.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion Geriatric patients undergoing surgery for UC are not at increased risk of surgery-related morbidity or mortality compared with a younger cohort.
Source: European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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