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    The importance of pathological quality control for rectal surgery

    Alice C. Westwood, Nick P. West

    Pathologists are an integral member of the colorectal multidisciplinary team and are able to closely interact with surgeons, radiologists and oncologists to facilitate improvements in surgical quality and patient outcomes. Accurate, high quality pathology reports containing all vital prognostic... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue A bespoke approach to rectal cancer resection and management Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:38. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.50
    Published on: 31 Oct 2018  | Viewed:260  | Downloaded:21
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    Surgical management of hereditary colorectal cancer

    Peter C. Ambe, Gabriela Möslein

    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common solid malignancies worldwide. Although sporadic CRC represents the most common form, genetic alterations is increasingly being identified in a relevant portion of patients with CRC. Familial CRC describes an increased incidence of adenomatous... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue A bespoke approach to rectal cancer resection and management Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:37. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.45
    Published on: 28 Oct 2018  | Viewed:269  | Downloaded:27
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    Outcomes of radical surgical management in liver hydatid cysts: 7 years center experience

    Wael Mansy, Morsi Mohamed, Sameh Saber

    Aim: To evaluate our experience of radical treatment in management of liver hydatid cyst. As liver is considered the organ most frequently infected with hydatid disease. Methods: We performed a retrospective study concerning surgical management of liver hydatid cyst at Advanced... Read more

    Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:36. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.48
    Published on: 23 Oct 2018  | Viewed:243  | Downloaded:8
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    The role of splenic flexure mobilization in laparoscopic rectal surgery for rectal cancer

    Tao-Wei Ke, Christian Ross Geniales, William Tzu-Liang Chen

    Laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of colorectal cancer has gained an enormous advantage as compared to the traditional approach in terms of patient benefits. Although it has gained popularity among surgeons, there are still some contentious issues especially in laparoscopic rectal surgery.... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue A bespoke approach to rectal cancer resection and management Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:35. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.46
    Published on: 9 Oct 2018  | Viewed:555  | Downloaded:32
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    Minimally invasive contact X-ray brachytherapy as an alternative option in patients with rectal cancer not suitable for bespoke surgical resection

    Arthur Sun Myint, Jean Pierre Gerard

    Surgery remains the gold standard treatment for rectal cancer. All published guidelines and most protocols recommend surgery as the standard of care. However, non-surgical management of rectal cancer is increasingly gaining acceptance as it avoids extirpative surgery and a stoma. In patients who... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue A bespoke approach to rectal cancer resection and management Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:34. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.52
    Published on: 7 Oct 2018  | Viewed:481  | Downloaded:18
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    Laparoscopic hepatectomy for benign hepatic lesions: short and long-term outcomes including quality-of-life evaluation

    Sergio Renato Pais-Costa, Olímpia Alves Teixeira Lima, Guilherme Crispim Costa, Sandro José Martins

    Aim: Even though laparoscopic hepatectomy (LH) has proved to be both safe and effective in specialized centers; the restricted indications for resection in the case of benign liver lesions has resulted in poorly reported outcomes. Our aim was to describe the short and long-term results of LH to... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue New trends in minimally invasive management of liver tumors Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:33. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.33
    Published on: 29 Sep 2018  | Viewed:321  | Downloaded:9
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    Enhanced recovery after rectal surgery: what we have learned so far

    Giovanni D. Tebala, Ayeshah Gordon-Dixon, Mohammad Imtiaz, Ashish Shrestha, Mohamed Toeima

    Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols are gradually becoming the gold standard in the perioperative management of rectal patients. It is a multimodal and multidisciplinary approach that has the great merit to involve and empower the patient and bring him or her back to the centre of... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue A bespoke approach to rectal cancer resection and management Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:32. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.37
    Published on: 28 Sep 2018  | Viewed:516  | Downloaded:22
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    Reduced-port surgery for rectal cancer

    Takashi Ishida, Kohei Shigeta, Koji Okabayashi, Masashi Tsuruta, Hirotoshi Hasegawa, Yuko Kitagawa

    Laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer has short-term and long-term oncological outcomes similar to those of open surgery. Conventional multiport laparoscopic surgery (CMLS) for rectal cancer requires four or five abdominal incisions for trocars, each of which could lead to complications and/or... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue A bespoke approach to rectal cancer resection and management Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:31. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.53
    Published on: 28 Sep 2018  | Viewed:335  | Downloaded:10
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    Current state of transanal minimally invasive surgery in the management of rectal cancer

    Arman Erkan, Justin J. Kelly, John R. T. Monson

    Rectal cancer surgery has undergone a rapid change over the last few decades. We have come a long way from abdominoperineal resection to minimally invasive sphincter preserving techniques. Colorectal cancer screening programs made it possible to diagnose patients at earlier stages and this has... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue A bespoke approach to rectal cancer resection and management Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:30. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.51
    Published on: 26 Sep 2018  | Viewed:537  | Downloaded:27
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    Open or laparoscopic resection: does approach matter?

    Ebru Esen, Cihangir Akyol

    In colon cancer surgery, laparoscopic resection is a safer and more feasible method than open resection; however, despite its increasing popularity in recent years, laparoscopic approaches for the treatment of rectal cancer have not become a standard therapy option, due to the technical... Read more

    This article belongs to the Special Issue A bespoke approach to rectal cancer resection and management Mini-invasive Surg 2018;2:29. | doi:10.20517/2574-1225.2018.32
    Published on: 26 Sep 2018  | Viewed:464  | Downloaded:22
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