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Colorectal surgery and stomas

A brief overview of some of the common colorectal operations and complications arising from them. An introduction to stomas and a comparision of the differences between colostomies and ileostomies as well as a few of their potential complications.  
Caroline Taylor
almost 8 years ago
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Alvimopan Reduces Hospital Cost, Length of Stay

The opioid receptor antagonist speeds recovery of bowel function after colorectal surgery and is cost-effective, a new study indicates.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Enhanced Recovery After Colorectal Surgery Has Mixed Results

Two studies of methods to speed patients' recovery from colorectal surgery include some diminishments.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Evidence Corner: Improving Outcomes of Colorectal Surgery

This review highlights procedures clinicians can count on to improve outcomes of colorectal surgery.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Alvimopan Reduces Length of Stay and Hospital Costs After Colorectal Surgery

Alvimopan, by hastening the recovery of bowel function, reduces length of stay and hospital costs for patients undergoing colorectal surgery, according to a retrospective study of registry data.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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New Tool for Infection Risk After Colorectal Surgery

Predictive tool estimates risk for intra-abdominal infections after colorectal resection and could be used to release some patients early.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago