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Current Issue

October-December 2018| Vol 7| Issue 1

Original Article

Colon and rectal surgery for inflammatory bowel disease patients on vedolizumab: Preliminary surgical outcomes

Background and Objectives: Vedolizumab is an antagonist of leukocyte trafficking that targets gut α4β7 integrins and is efficacious in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Studies inve...


Original Article

Back to basics – The importance of enterostomal therapy education for general surgery residents

Background and Objectives: General surgery residents' perceived knowledge base and comfort with intestinal stomas and enterostomal therapy are profiled through a national survey. ubje...


Original Article

Mucosal advancement flap for fistula-in-ano: A single-institution experience

Background and Objective: Mucosal advancement flap (MAF) is a well-described definitive treatment for complex fistula-in-ano, with high healing rates ranging from 37 to 87% for cryptoglan...


Original Article

Safety of prone jackknife position in ambulatory anorectal surgery

Background and Objectives: The objectives of this study were to determine morbidity and mortality rates of ambulatory anorectal surgeries in prone jackknife position. Patients and Methods:...


Letter to the Editor

#Colorectalsurgery: Connecting colorectal surgeons around the world

Dear Editor, Recently, the British Journal of Surgery published an innovative article by Brady et al.[1] which addressed the progress and directions of the Twitter hashtag #colorectalsurgery. As co...


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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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