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New developments in colorectal surgery.
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PMID:  23207599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The field of colorectal surgery continues to move forward as technical innovations emerge and as surgeons ask critical questions. The results of subsequent investigations often lead to changes in practice. This review examines recent publications that describe these practice changes.
RECENT FINDINGS: We identified and reviewed recent publications in the areas of rectal cancer controversies, genetic risk profiling, practice improvements, diverticulitis, enhanced recovery protocols, fecal incontinence, and single incision laparoscopic surgery.
SUMMARY: New technologies and practice innovations will continue to enhance patient outcomes. Multiinstitutional studies, randomized when able, are necessary to further define the safety and efficacy of new surgical techniques and to further define best practices in colorectal surgery.
Kellie L Mathis; Sarah Y Boostrom; John H Pemberton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in gastroenterology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1531-7056     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506887     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Gastroenterol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
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