A novel fluorescent marking clip for laparoscopic surgery of colorectal cancer: A case report
ConclusionThe fluorescent marking clips were easily placed and recognized with a fluorescent laparoscope. This method is expected to be safe and risks of accidental puncture related to tattoo marking method can be reduced or almost eliminated.
This study evaluates the effectiveness of laparoscopic TAP blocks in conjunction with the benefit of an ERP. One hundred thirty-seven consecutive laparoscopic and robotic-assisted Colorectal Surgery patients received TAP blocks under laparoscopic guidance while under anesthesia, randomized to a placebo, bupivacaine TAP block, or bupivacaine TAP block with an ERP arm of the trial. Patient demographics, operative techniques, and postoperative outcomes were analyzed using statistical analysis software. Our main objective was to determine short-term benefits of TAP blocks on reducing total narcotic consumption. Secondary objec...
ConclusionThe fusion fascia of Fredet is useful to achieve CME and D3-L in right colon cancers with reduced risk of intraoperative complications. This structure is particularly suitable for minimally invasive surgery; therefore, we encourage awareness of the fascia of Fredet by colorectal surgeons.
Case Summary: A 56-year-old man with a history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia was referred by gastroenterology for bleeding per rectum. Because of a family history of colon cancer, he had several prior colonoscopies, most recently 3 years ago, without evidence of pathology. His mother was diagnosed with colon cancer in her mid-40s. His current colonoscopy demonstrated a 2.4 × 1.5 cm cecal adenocarcinoma. Staging workup revealed no evidence of metastatic disease. Because of the patient’s family history, the specimen was further evaluated and found to have high microsatellite instabilit...
ConclusionDespite the advancement in visualization of anatomy with CT scan and laparoscopic appendicectomy there is still a role for screening colonoscopy in patients greater than 50 years of age with appendicitis particularly if they have associated bowel symptoms or risk factors for CRC.
ConclusionsFemale gender, lymphovascular invasion, desmoplastic reaction, criteria for surgery ≥2 and polyp size ≥18 mm were all in complex significant risk factors for lymph node metastasis in T1 colorectal cancer. Acting as a single factor, these variables had no effect to increased risk of metastasis.
ConclusionsAdvanced endoscopic surgery appears to be a safe and effective alternative to colectomy for patients with complex premalignant lesions deemed unresectable with conventional endoscopic techniques.
ConclusionsWorse patient outcomes and no differential improvement by sex or obesity suggest more cautious adoption of RAS.
CONCLUSION: The traditional treatment of choice for adult intussusception is bowel resection without reduction. More recently, however, preoperative reduction of the invaginated bowel segment has been reconsidered in order to: 1) avoid emergency surgery, 2) allow radical surgery for cancer, and 3) reduce the extent of the intestinal resection. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of adult colonic intussusception secondary to a lipoma treated by laparoscopy. KEY WORDS: Colon, Intussusception, Laparoscopy, Lipoma. PMID: 28642452 [PubMed - in process]
Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery 2017; 30: 145-150 DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1597321Colonoscopy is the standard of care for screening and surveillance of colorectal cancers. Removal of adenomatous polyps prevents the transformation of adenomas to potential adenocarcinoma. While most polyps are amenable to simple endoscopic polypectomy, difficult polyps that are large, broad-based, or located in haustral folds or in tortuous colon segments can present a challenge for endoscopists. Traditionally, patients with endoscopically unresectable polyps have been referred for oncologic surgical resection due to the underlying risk of ma...
Conclusion To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of laparoscopic resection of a sigmoid colon cancer with intestinal malrotation. It was performed without difficulty using the usual trocar placement, with appropriate attention to the variant in vascular anatomy.