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April-June 2019| Vol 8| Issue 2

Review Article

Curative management of malignant left-sided colorectal obstruction

Left-sided malignant colonic obstruction remains a challenging surgical problem despite recent advances. We aim to provide a concise overview of the relevant surgical options for this condition in t...


Original Article

Trends in survival after colorectal cancer surgery in an Australian regional hospital

Background: Colorectal cancer(CRC) is the second most common cancer in Australia. Improvements in patient outcomes after resections for CRC have been reported in an Australian metropolitan h...


Original Article

Current status of robotic colorectal surgery in Australasia: Aquestionnaire survey of consultant members of the colorectal surgical society of Australia and NewZealand

Background: There has been considerable interest worldwide in the application of a robotic operating platform in the practice of colorectal surgery. Objective: The aim of this study wa...


Original Article

Age versus American society of anesthesiologists–Examining 30-day mortality and morbidity in elderly patients undergoing colectomy from the American college of surgeons national surgical quality improvement program

Background: As the percentage of the population that is elderly increases, colorectal operations performed in this age group are becoming more common. This study examined the use of the Ameri...


Original Article

CYP2C9 polymorphism is not associated with elevated carcinoembryonic antigen levels

Background: Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is a glycoprotein that can be elevated in a number of benign and malignant conditions. In colorectal cancer, it is used as a prognostic marker and t...


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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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