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Can a permanent stoma rate still count as a quality indicator of rectal cancer management in the era of modern surgical practice?
Ahmed Hammad, Mr, K Khan, Mr, Arijit Mukherjee, Mr Hairmyres Hospital NHS Lanarkshire, Glasgow Background: Permanent stoma rate continues to be one of the quality indicators for rectal cancer management. A 30% or more of permanent stoma rate in rectal cancer surgery is considered to be reflective of poor quality of care. Aim: The aim… Continue Reading »
Kishore Malireddy, MD, Ryan Phillips, BS, Evon Zoog, BS, Timothy Kuwada, MD, Keith Gersin, MD, Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD Carolinas Healthcare System, CMC-Mercy Introduction: Revisional bariatric procedures are on the rise and are expected to continue increasing given the high number of primary procedures being performed in the US. The higher complexity of these procedures… Continue Reading »
David M Parker, MD, FACS, Amrit A Rambhajan, MD, Anna R Ibele, MD, Kathleen Johanson, DO, Vladin Obradovic, MD, Jon D Gabrielsen, MD, FACS, Anthony T Petrick, MD, FACS Geisinger Medical Center Introduction: Acute incarceration of paraesophageal hernias (PEH) requiring urgent or emergent surgery is rare. Patients are often elderly with significant comorbidities and have… Continue Reading »