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Techniques in Coloproctology

Techniques in Coloproctology OnlineFirst articles

23.07.2021 | Original Article

Levator plate descent angle in pelvic floor disorders

The validity of three-dimensional (3D) pelvic floor ultrasonography to visualize the levator ani LAM subdivisions has been established by meticulous anatomical studies [ 1 , 2 ]. The LAM can be divided based on the muscle fiber count and volume …

22.07.2021 | Authors’ Reply

Caffeine and bowel recovery after elective colorectal resection: author’s reply

22.07.2021 | Original Article

Morbidity and costs of diverting ileostomy in transanal total mesorectal excision with primary anastomosis for rectal cancer

Anastomotic leakage is a severe complication of sphincter saving rectal cancer surgery and occurs in up to 20% of patients [ 1 ]. It is associated with high morbidity rates, admissions to the intensive care unit (ICU), extended hospital stay, need …

15.07.2021 | Multimedia Article

Mesenteric closure with polymer-ligating clips after right colectomy with complete mesocolic excision for cancer and mesentery-based ileocolic resection for Crohn’s disease

Mesenteric closure following right colectomy remains controversial and, following the advent of laparoscopic surgery, many surgeons do not routinely close the mesentery after colorectal resection. Nevertheless, especially after the introduction of …

14.07.2021 | Short Communication

Quantitative FIT stratification is superior to NICE referral criteria NG12 in a high-risk colorectal cancer population

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a leading cause of cancer death in the UK and worldwide; the stage of disease at the time of treatment remains the most significant predictor of survival [ 1 ]. Whilst asymptomatic population-based screening programmes …

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Techniques in Coloproctology is an international journal devoted to epidemiolologic, pathologic, diagnostic and therapeutic studies relevant to the management of colorectal and pelvic floor diseases. The journal also encourages submission of articles on colorectal motility disorders (including rehabilitative and pathophysiologic aspects). Reviews, original articles and technical notes with many detailed illustrations as well as multimedia articles render this publication indispensable for coloproctologists and related specialists. The journal is strongly recommended to those who wish to be updated on recent developments in the field, and improve the standards of their work.

Techniques in Coloproctology is the official journal of the following societies:

Italian Society of Colo-Rectal Surgery (SICCR)

Mediterranean Society of Coloproctology (MSCP)

Israel Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ISCRS)

Colorectal and Anal Group of the Surgical Section of the Chinese Medical Association

Mediterranean Society of Pelvic Floor Disorders (MSPFD)

Hong Kong Society for Coloproctology

International Society of Coloproctology

Eurasian Colorectal Technologies Association (ECTA)

International Society of Pelvic Floor Disorders

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