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July-September 2020| Vol 9| Issue 3

Special Communication

Saudi Society Of Colon And Rectal Surgery (SSCRS) Position statement on colorectal surgery and endoscopy during the COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has vastly impacted normal day-to-day surgical practice throughout the world. It is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome...


Original Article

The role of restaging MRI post neoadjuvant therapy for locoregionally advanced rectal cancer

Background: Rectal cancer management has evolved from surgery to neoadjuvant radiotherapy to total chemoradiotherapy regimens. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the gold standard for stagin...


Original Article

Clinical outcomes of stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for obstructed defecation syndrome: Is STARR really a star on long-term follow-up?

Background: Obstructive defecation syndrome (ODS) is a common and poorly understood cause of constipation. Stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) is one of the surgical options for ODS. ...


Case Report

Colonic lung cancer metastasis in vedolizumab-treated immune checkpoint inhibitor colitis

Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) have dramatically improved survival outcomes for multiple malignancies. High-grade, steroid-refractory ICI colitis is a challenging, life-threatening complication ...


Case Report

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis in the setting of colorectal neoplasia

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare inflammatory disease of one or more segments of the gastrointestinal tract. Clinical features vary depending on the site and layer of involvement. We present a...


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World Journal of Colorectal Surgery, a publication of International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS), is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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