An operation for rectal cancer, which involves removing part of the colon and the rectum and anus and creating a permanent colostomy. Also used for anal cancer.
A surgical procedure to remove cancer in the rectum.
Surgical removal of a tumour involving a cut through the face.
Surgical removal of a portion of any part of the body….
A surgical procedure to remove tissue from the prostate that is restricting urinary flow….
Surgery to remove a wedge or part of a lung, but not a complete lobe….
An internal pouch surgically created using the lining of the large bowel. It may be formed during an ultra-low anterior resection.
…of 90-day mortality following gastrectomy compared with high volume, high service hospitals. There was no difference in the adjusted mortality compared between high service capability hospitals irrespective of their resection volume. What does this mean? Post-operative mortality following gastric cancer…
…resection-volumes reported in Europe and the USA, may also apply to regions characterised by smaller populations and lower overall hospital resection-volumes. Contact: Peter Baade Reference: Narendra A, Baade PD, Aitken JF, Fawcett J, Smithers BM. Pancreaticoduodenectomy in a low-resection volume…