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
Hear from new editor-in-chief Susan Galandiuk about new sections, initiatives, and directions at the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum journal. Includes insights into new website features for authors, new sections, and sage advice / tips for authors.
Hear author Lucas Thornblade discuss immunonutrition (L-Arg + fish oil + electrolytes) and how use prep can affect colorectal surgery outcomes. With reviewer and editorial author Stephen McClave.
Hear author Luca Stocchi and Scott Strong discuss a controversial topic: j-pouch vs. ileorectal surgery for large bowel Crohn's.
Hear world renown experts Soren Laurberg and Mariana Berho discuss the implications of colon cancer specimen evaluation including surgeon, pathologist, and system-related variables.
Do patient preferences match up with actual decisions in rectal cancer surgery? Find out when authors C. Tyler Ellis and Karyn Stitzenberg discuss the problem with reviewer and editorial author Arden Morris.
How does chronic dialysis affect outcomes after colorectal surgery? Hear Mary Kwaan and David Etzioni discuss the implications and results of a review of the American College of Surgeons NSQIP database.
HGAIN has a higher rate of progression to Anal Cancer in HIV men according to author Jill Tinmouth. Hear her discussion with reviewer Chuck Whitlow on this topic and more!
Hear the differences of surgery vs medicine service admission on outcomes for clostridium difficile infections. With senior author David Stewart and reviewer Karim Alavi.
Hear Sean Glasgow and Carter Paulson discuss a new normogram to predict pathologic node positivity following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer.