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Association between surgeon special interest and mortality after emergency laparotomy.
BACKGROUND: Approximately 30 000 emergency laparotomies are performed each year in England and Wales. Patients with pathology of the gastrointestinal tract requiring emergency laparotomy are managed by general surgeons ...
Short-term preoperative high-intensity interval training does not improve fitness of colorectal cancer patients.
BACKGROUND: Preoperative cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients has been shown to affect postoperative outcomes. The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of high-intensity interval ...
Safe investigation of isolated change in bowel habit with a flexible sigmoidoscopy? A systematic review and meta-analysis.
INTRODUCTION: Public awareness campaigns have led to increasing referrals of patients to colorectal surgery for possible cancer. Change in bowel habit, is traditionally described as a symptom of a left sided bowel cancer. ...
The efficacy of 'static' training interventions for improving indices of cardiorespiratory fitness in premenopausal females.
PURPOSE: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. Many risk factors for CVD can be modified pharmacologically; however, uptake of medications is low, especially in asymptomatic people. Exercise ...
Long-term outcomes of biological mesh repair following extra levator abdominoperineal excision of the rectum: an observational study of 100 patients.
BACKGROUND: Current evidence suggests that pelvic floor reconstruction following extralevator abdominoperineal excision of rectum (ELAPER) may reduce the risk of perineal herniation of intra-abdominal contents. Options for ...