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International Journal of Colorectal Disease

Clinical and Molecular Gastroenterology and Surgery

International Journal of Colorectal Disease OnlineFirst articles

21.09.2020 | Letter to the Editor

Letter to the editor regarding “Intra-versus extracorporeal anastomosis in laparoscopic right colectomy: a meta-analysis of 3699 patients”

21.09.2020 | Short Communication

Preoperative versus pathological staging of rectal cancer—challenging the indication of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy

Today, colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the USA. It is estimated that in 2020, approximately 148,000 patients will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and 53,000 will die from the disease [ 1 ]. The gold standard …

21.09.2020 | Case Report

Submucosal lifting agent ORISE gel causes extensive foreign body granuloma post endoscopic resection

Endoscopic resection has gradually become the primary management for gastrointestinal premalignant lesions and early cancers. Polypectomy, endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) are currently the major …

19.09.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Response to neoadjuvant treatment among rectal cancer patients in a population-based cohort

Neoadjuvant treatment is recommended for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer, usually including chemo-/radiotherapy (nCRT) followed by surgical resection [ 1 ]. The surgical approach, including abdominoperineal resection and total …

18.09.2020 | Review

Does intraoperative indocyanine green fluorescence angiography decrease the incidence of anastomotic leakage in colorectal surgery? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Anastomotic leakage (AL) is one of the fatal surgical complications after colorectal resection for patients with cancer. The rates of leakage were reported to be from 2 to 24% [ 1 – 4 ]. The occurrence of AL leads to prolonged hospitalization, high …

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The International Journal of Colorectal Disease publishes novel and state-of-the-art papers dealing with the physiology and pathophysiology of diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract. In addition to original research articles of high scientific quality, the journal also publishes reviews and coverage of controversial issues in rapidly developing areas in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery. The journal offers an interdisciplinary forum for clinical science and molecular research related to gastrointestinal disease.

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