Navigation Links
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Treatment of Colorectal Cancer Yields Optimal Outcomes for Patients
Date:3/20/2013

is key to prevention, and it is worth remembering that colorectal cancer is the only one of the five most common cancers that can actually be prevented by screening – i.e. by removing colorectal polyps before they can turn into cancer. However when patients have to make a decision about treatment, they should be aware that minimally invasive operations are an option in many cases, as easier recovery can often be achieved through minimally invasive surgery (MIS),” said Dr. Scott Melvin, SAGES President and Professor and Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Professor at Ohio State University. “We want patients to know that under the right circumstances, choosing laparoscopic surgery will allow for a more comfortable recovery than an open procedure would and due to briefer recovery times, when necessary, chemotherapy treatment may take place sooner rather than later,” Dr. Melvin said.

Dr. Tonia Young-Fadok, Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Chair of the SAGES Humanitarian Task Force added, “Through guidelines such as these SAGES is committed to encouraging patients to be more informed about the options available to them. Patients should feel comfortable asking their surgeon if a minimally invasive procedure is an option, and if not they may wish to seek a second opinion from a surgeon experienced with these operations.”

Guidelines are available at the links above or also at http://www.sages.org/publications/patient_information. SAGES has been at the forefront of best practices in colorectal cancer surgery by researching, developing and disseminating the guidelines and training for standards of practice in surgical procedures. The SAGES 2013 annual conference will be held this spring in Baltimore from April 17th to April 20th and will feature sessions on the latest research and development in the field of minimally invasiv
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Study shows long-term efficacy of minimally invasive therapy for patients with Barretts esophagus
2. Minimally Invasive and Robotic Treatment for Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) Now Available from the Specialists at Women’s Excellence in Bladder Control in Clarkston, MI
3. Fox Valley Orthopedics Surgeon Dr. Craig Popp Says New Minimally Invasive Herniated Disc Surgery Less Painful
4. New technique for minimally invasive robotic kidney cancer surgery
5. Minimally invasive lymph node dissection in breast cancer has advantages over conventional surgery
6. Minimally invasive surgery works well for abdominal aortic aneurysms, Mayo finds
7. Obese appendectomy patients have fewer complications with minimally invasive operations
8. The Joint Facial and Invasive Neck Trauma (J-FAINT) Project, Iraq and Afghanistan 2003-2011
9. Less invasive treatment is associated with improved survival in early stage breast cancer
10. Less invasive treatment may increase survival in early stage breast cancer
11. Long-term survival after less-invasive repair of abdominal aneurysm same as with open procedure
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2015)... is not too late to register to take part in the ... Been in Arnold, Missouri on May 9, 2015. Family and ... loving memory. It has benefited the renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation each ... suffered a brain aneurysm . After two operations and five ... designed to serve as a remembrance of her and to help ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... Ticket Down has secured additional inventories of ... awaited event today, Saturday, May 2nd at the MGM Grand ... be able to secure tickets for both the actual fight ... fans have wanted for more than five years was finally ... will step inside the ring to fight Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... May 02, 2015 ProText Kinetic 2 is ... in Final Cut Pro X. ProText Kinetic 2 features ... Final Cut Pro X . Easily create interactive ... Pixel Film Studios' ProText Kinetic 2. , Using ProText Kinetic ... staggering two ProText Kinetic presets in the FCPX timeline. ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... “ Peachtree Audio ” was featured on ... features the latest and coolest technology products available to ... for NewsWatch, conducted the review and shared with viewers ... Music is an important part of people’s lives – ... the royal treatment. Peachtree Audio does just that with ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... May 02, 2015 As a ... issues of the face, neck and décolleté, radiofrequency ... with real potential for the success of vulvovaginal ... ThermiHealth Clinical Advisory Council, ThermiGyn’s Women’s Health Clinical ... ACGE, concluded that ThermiGyn’s temperature controlled radio frequency, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation to Benefit from Arnold, Missouri’s 3rd Annual Brain Aneurysm Walk in Memory of Lissa Anne Been 2Health News:Cheap Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Tickets: Ticket Down Has Last Minute Tickets for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas 2Health News:Cheap Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Tickets: Ticket Down Has Last Minute Tickets for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas 3Health News:Pixel Film Studios Announced the Release of Protext Kinetic 2 for FPCX. 2Health News:Affordable High-End Audio Equipment was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity 2Health News:Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity 3
... suffer a life-threatening destruction of intestinal tissue called necrotizing ... has identified a major risk factor for NEC: Preemies ... nearly three times as likely to die from it ... that a simple change in blood transfusion practices in ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- ... treatment for children, new research suggests. In an ... that in over 1,400 children treated with acupuncture, just 168 ... The investigators found 25 reports of serious adverse events. ...
... (HealthDay News) -- ,Death rates for U.S. patients with throat and ... The finding comes from an analysis of National Center for ... 25 to 64, in 26 states. The researchers also ... throat (pharynx) cancers were among black patients with at least 12 ...
... By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, ... antibiotics to keep their acne in check have more sore ... found. But the authors of a new study published ... didn,t find any more bacteria in the antibiotic group, indicating ...
... The American College of Radiology today denounced new breast ... Preventive Health (CTFOPH), which recommend against annual screening of ... for older women. An ACR news release ... randomized control trials which show that regular screening reduces ...
... will sponsor the Women,s Heart Health Summit: "In ... The goal of the meeting is to examine ... collectively identify opportunities and recommendations that will lead ... will explore the following issues:, Is there ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Life-threatening condition in preemies linked to blood type 2Health News:Acupuncture Safe for Children, Review Finds 2Health News:Acupuncture Safe for Children, Review Finds 3Health News:Fewer Dying in U.S. From Throat, Mouth Cancer, Study Finds 2Health News:More Sore Throats Seen in Acne Patients Taking Antibiotics 2Health News:More Sore Throats Seen in Acne Patients Taking Antibiotics 3Health News:Disparities in heart health to be addressed by national leaders at women's health summit 2
(Date:4/30/2015)... 2015  Tandem Diabetes Care ® , Inc. (NASDAQ: ... t:slim ® and t:flex™ Insulin Pumps, today reported its ... In comparing the first quarter of 2015 to ... percent to $12.3 million from $8.1 million , t:slim ... pumps "Our investment in resources to build the ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... Calif. , April 30, 2015   Regulus ... company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines ... results and highlights for the quarter ended March 31, ... financial markets close. Regulus will host ... 2015, at 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time to discuss ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... 2015  DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX ) announced ...  Total revenues were $4.8 million and net loss was ... 2015 as compared to total revenues of $6.3 million ... months ended March 31, 2014.At March 31, 2015, we ... cash and investments of $34.9 million at December 31, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Tandem Diabetes Care Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Tandem Diabetes Care Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Tandem Diabetes Care Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Tandem Diabetes Care Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5Tandem Diabetes Care Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 6Regulus Announces Timing for First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Webcast and Conference Call 2Regulus Announces Timing for First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Webcast and Conference Call 3DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 2DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 3DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 4DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 5DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 6DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 7DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 8DURECT Corporation Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Update of Programs 9
... HEAR Music, NEW YORK, June 30 In the ... people to receive music from artists they,love and artists they ... this new model will create a new revenue stream for ... AIDS in,Africa., Don MacKinnon, founder of HEAR Music and ...
... -- 10:00 a.m. EDT, ... -- 877-548-7901 ... -- http://www.isispharm.com , SAN DIEGO, June 30 Isis Pharmaceuticals,(Nasdaq: ISIS ) ... results of the TV-1102 clinical trial,and the ATL / TEVA / Isis relationship., -- ATL and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:(RED) to Launch New Way for People to Get Music in Their Lives; Weekly Delivery of Great Music Helps to Save Lives in Africa 2(RED) to Launch New Way for People to Get Music in Their Lives; Weekly Delivery of Great Music Helps to Save Lives in Africa 3Isis Pharmaceuticals Conference Call Notice 2
... Our breadth of infectious disease ELISA products ... With standard assay protocols for faster integration ... ELISA products provide increased reliability and run-to-run ... antibody detection assays for a wide range ...
... breadth of infectious disease ELISA products make ... standard assay protocols for faster integration into ... products provide increased reliability and run-to-run consistency. ... detection assays for a wide range of ...
... Our breadth of infectious disease ELISA ... field. With standard assay protocols for faster ... Disease ELISA products provide increased reliability and ... includes antibody detection assays for a wide ...
... breadth of infectious disease ELISA products make ... standard assay protocols for faster integration into ... products provide increased reliability and run-to-run consistency. ... detection assays for a wide range of ...
Medicine Products: