The findings from this study are provocative but are limited because they were focused on the particular clinical/pathologic context of colon resections
. Additional specimens examining more tumor types along with different clinical/pathologic contexts will need to be examined in a similar manner to better characterize this important issue.
(16,21) In addition, in terms of resection type, rectum, proctectomy and left colon resections
have higher rates of conversion.
Patients admitted August 2012-March 2014 to the preoperative unit with a planned colon resection
were approached regarding the study by a preoperative unit nurse.
The robotically assisted colon resection
procedures were completed in Asuncion, Paraguay, as part of the safety and feasibility trial for the technology.
(17.) Difronzo LA, Yamin N, Patel K, O'Connel TX, Benefits of early feeding and early hospital discharge in elderly patients undergoingopen colon resection
. Am Coll Surg.
Metastases from internal malignancy are thought to occur from a variety of methods including direct extension, via lymphatic spread, hematogenous spread and from iatrogenic seeding during colon resection
. The hematogenous route, in particular, may be responsible for distant cutaneous metastases.
secondary anastomosis after sigmoid colon resection
for perforated diverticulitis (Hinchey Stage III and IV).
All patients had colon cancer, and all allografts were contralateral to colon resection
. The mean operative time was 103 (range 100-105) min and no complications occurred.
The patient underwent right colon resection
with ileocolic anastomosis followed by with 20 cycles of FOLFOX-6.One year later, patient presented with symptoms and signs of bowel obstruction.
va.gov/DataSourcesName/VA-CMS/VACMSbackground.htm last accessed September 1, 2011) to identify all men and women aged > 65 years who had a Medicare claim for an inpatient admission with an ICD-9 diagnosis code for lung cancer (162.0-165.9) and an ICD-9 procedure code for lung lobectomy (32.4) or pneumonectomy (32.5) or who had an ICD-9 diagnosis code for colon cancer (153-153.9, 154.0) and an ICD-9 procedure code for colon resection
(45.73-45.76) during 2000-2005.
To date, no prospective study has reported the long-term results (recurrence and bowel habits) of sigmoid colon resection
with PRA or HP.
Patients who had undergone colon resection
or had a history of previous colorectal cancer or dysplasia were excluded from the study; patients with liver transplant were not excluded.