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Techniques in Coloproctology

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23.11.2020 | Review

Redo-laparoscopy in the management of complications after laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of surgical outcomes

The benefits of the laparoscopic approach compared to the open approach for patients with both benign and malignant colorectal diseases have been well established. The laparoscopic approach offers several advantages, including less intraoperative …

20.11.2020 | Technical Note Open Access

The “impossible” rectal anastomosis: a novel use for endoluminal vacuum-assisted therapy

Anastomotic leakage is a major complication in colorectal surgery and the main cause for postoperative morbidity and mortality. Despite advancement of surgical technique and perioperative management in the past decade, leakage rates of colorectal …

19.11.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Standardized fluoroscopy-guided implantation technique enables optimal electrode placement in sacral neuromodulation: a cadaver study

Sacral neuromodulation (SNM) is an established treatment option for various pelvic disorders such as urinary incontinence, hyperactive bladder or faecal incontinence.

17.11.2020 | Review

Perineural invasion is increased in patients receiving colonic stenting as a bridge to surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Recent meta-analyses [ 1 – 3 ] have stated that both perineural invasion (PNI) and lymphovascular invasion (LVI) negatively affect the long-term prognosis of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). The presence of these pathological findings in …

13.11.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Effects of temporary sacral nerve stimulation on gastrointestinal motility and function in patients with chronic refractory slow-transit constipation

Sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) is a minimally invasive, reversible and low-risk procedure currently considered an effective and reliable treatment option for patients with urinary and fecal incontinence of various etiologies [ 1 ], with positive …

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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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