Hear David Rothstein and Mary Fallat discuss the importance of transitioning care for pediatric surgery patients with anorectal malformations to an adult colorectal surgeon.
Hear Susan Galandiuk introduce the new year (including editor picks), followed by transcribed versions of author-submitted video abstracts!
Hear a compilation of video abstracts that make up the December 2017 issue, including editor picks from Susan Galandiuk.
Hear Dr. Angelita Habr-Gama discuss her career in an interview with editor-in-chief Susan Galandiuk. From Reflections series of noteworthy CRS figures entitled "Don't Take No for an Answer." #ILookLikeASurgeon
Hear Fergal Fleming discuss with Sean Langenfeld how travel to a high volume center improves rectal cancer outcomes. They also discuss the ACS CoC National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer and potential implications. Great discussion!
Hear how surveillance of duodenal polyps in polyposis syndromes has changed and what some of the genetic implications for these may be. With author Yann Parc, and editorial contributors Sue Clark and Josh Tierney.
Hear Susan Galandiuk's editor summary and transcribed versions of video abstracts in this month's journal.
Hear Dan Herzig, section editor of new Resident's Corner feature discuss Carcinoid with author Molly Ford.
Hear expert TaTME surgeons Sam Atallah and Justin Maykel discuss training and implementation of a TaTME program - including potential serious morbidity concerns and keys for successful mastery of this difficult operation.
**New format: Hear editor-in-chief Susan Galandiuk review highlights of this month's issue and also transcribed video abstracts from authors.
We will continue our traditional podcasts with reviewer / author discussions for select articles as well!
Hear Shin Sakata discuss with Marc Rubin the problems and implications of measuring polyp size during colonoscopy.
Hear editorial board member and Vic Fazio award winner (for editorial excellence) David Stewart discuss with author Paul Vollebregt the impact of Crohn's disease on fecal incontinence.
Hear Brendan Moran and Haney Yousef discuss peritoneal malignancy - and specifically ovarian involvement with tumors. Lots of great inside information on this complex topic!
Hear Brad Champagne discuss with Isabelle Raiche a new ASCRS assessment tool (developed by the operative competency committee) for rating surgeons performing a laparoscopic right colectomy.
Hear Dr. Scott Steele, chair clinical practice guidelines committee give a behind the scenes look at how guidelines are developed. Great info!
Hear Tom Read talk with Matt Soup about the true relationship of bowel sounds and the return of GI function. It may not be what you think!
Hear former ASCRS President David Rothenberger discuss physician burnout with reviewer Bard Cosman including underlying reasons, pearls, and possible solutions.
Hear V. Liana Tsikitis discuss with Hiram Polk the issues surrounding gender equality in publication productivity as well as academic surgery as a whole today.
Hear David Deitz and Bob Beart discuss pearls and wisdom regarding continent ileostomy (Koch pouch) as it relates to Crohn's disease patients.
Hear Isabelle Raiche and Ronan O'Connel discuss differences in fecal incontinence scores and how this can impact creation of an incontinence treatment program. Topics include the role of patient reported outcomes, quality of life measures, and how objective scores don't tell the whole story.
Hear Bard Cosman discuss with reviewer W. Brian Perry about how to deal with spinal cord injury patients - including hemorrhoid banding, screening for colorectal cancer, and other topics.
Hear a discussion on how physician feedback can improve process measure performance and how this may (or may not) relate to improvements in quality metrics. With Lahey Clinic Chief Quality Officer Rocco Ricciardi and Reviewer / Editorial author Robin McLeod.
Hear author John Marks discuss with reviewer George Chang about the quality of life after TATA procedure, including proper selection of patients to undergo this surgery for low rectal cancer and how this differs from TaTME procedures.
Hear author Joe Carmichael discuss with reviewer Erin Lange about the incidence and predictive factors for peripheral motor nerve injury after colectomy, based on a NSQIP analysis.
Hear a discussion on the reasons for readmission based on the day of rehospitalization. Different reasons exist for early vs. late readmission. Discussion focuses on how these may or may not be preventable with author Ravi Kiran and editorial author / reviewer Robin Virnig