Tag Archive for ‘colorectal surgery’
This column describes the implementation of an enhanced recovery program for colon and rectal surgery patients at a not-for-profit, urban, tertiary care, Level I trauma center.
Key topics and issues presented by College leaders at the at the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting June 3 are highlighted.
Coming next month in JACS and online now: Examining ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator accuracy for emergent and elective colorectal operations
A new JACS study examines the accuracy the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator accuracy for emergent and elective colorectal operations.
Coming next month in JACS and online now: Combination of oral antibiotics and mechanical bowel preparation reduces surgical site infection in colorectal surgery
A new JACS study found that the combination of oral antibiotics with a mechanical bowel preparation was the strongest predictor of decreased surgical site infection.
As the 2013 Traveling Fellow to Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), Nancy Baxter, MD, FACS, offers details about her personal and scientific interaction with ANZ colleagues.