News tagged with bowel surgery
(HealthDay)—Electroacupuncture reduces the duration of postoperative ileus and shortens hospital stay for patients treated with laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer, according to research published ...
Surgery Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Surgeons at the University of Rochester recently introduced a new device to treat potentially deadly aortic aneurysms in the abdomen, reducing the need for invasive surgery and a lengthy recovery. URMC's Heart and Vascular ...
Surgery Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bariatric surgery, which significantly curtails the amount of food a person can eat, is the most effective treatment against obesity and is being recognized as a potentially valuable tool in the fight against diabetes related ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Giving some bowel cancer patients six weeks of chemotherapy before surgery can significantly shrink their tumour, making it easier to remove and potentially reducing the chances of the cancer coming back, ...
Cancer Nov 01, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A surgical technique which could save the lives of 3,000 colon cancer patients every year will be taught to Yorkshire's surgeons this week in a bid to improve outcomes.
Cancer Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who drank coffee, rather than water, after bowel surgery to remove a part of their colon experienced a quicker return to bowel movements and tolerance of solid food.
Surgery Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Bowel cancer patients living in the most deprived areas are 24 per cent more likely to die within five years of treatment than their more affluent neighbours and this difference appears to be a result ...
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large-scale study of medical claims data shows that introducing sophisticated biologic therapies early in the course of treatment for Crohn's disease improves response to medication and reduces the need for surgery.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) undergoing surgery may be more likely to develop deep vein thrombosis (DVT; blood clot in a deep vein in the thigh or leg) or pulmonary embolism (PE; blood clot in blood vessels ...
Inflammatory disorders Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
According to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, better understanding of a patient's abdominal pain could help physicians know which patients will benefit most from surgical removal of the gallbladder. Clinic ...
Other Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There is a large variation in unplanned reoperation rates after colorectal surgery in English NHS hospitals, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Aug 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Obese patients appear to have a significantly increased risk of developing a surgical site infection after colectomy (procedure involving either partial or full removal of the colon), and the presence of infection increases ...
Other May 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Cedars-Sinai researchers have reported two advances in the understanding of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the United States, affecting an estimated 30 million people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0