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17.08.2018 | Video Forum

Tips and tricks for rectal dissection during laparoscopic ultra-low anterior resection

The introduction of total mesorectal excision (TME) for rectal cancer was popularised and promoted by Heald from 1979 onwards. He described dissection in the “holy plane” maintaining the integrity of the mesorectal fascial envelope. Since then …

11.08.2018 | Clinical Guidelines

Management of patients with rectal prolapse: the 2017 Dutch guidelines

Rectal prolapse (RP) can be divided in external rectal prolapse (ERP) and internal rectal prolapse (IRP) or rectal intussusception. Both are debilitating conditions with a socioeconomic burden. RP is a rather frequently diagnosed condition and has …

10.08.2018 | Congress Report

The 117th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

09.08.2018 | Cochrane Digest Open Access

Preventing incisional hernia: closing the midline laparotomy

For our primary outcome, the proportion of participants who developed incisional hernia at 1 year or more of follow-up, we did not find evidence that suture absorption (absorbable versus non-absorbable sutures, RR 1.07, 95% CI 0.86–1.32 …

06.08.2018 | Correspondence

Can fluorescence-guided surgery improve radical resection of colorectal cancer? Comments on the FLICC study

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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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