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C. difficile risk increased in patients who undergo stoma reversal

April 12, 2018
In the Journals

Dual-ring wound protectors cut infection risk in GI surgery

April 9, 2018
The use of dual-ring wound protectors during lower gastrointestinal surgery was associated with a reduced risk for surgical site infection, according to a meta-analysis…
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Patients with obesity at higher risk for diverticulosis

April 4, 2018
Recently published data revealed a significant association between obesity and a higher risk for colonic diverticulosis. Hamed Khalili, MD, MPH, of the…
In the Journals

More patients electing surgery for nonmalignant colorectal polyps

April 3, 2018
Patients with nonmalignant colorectal polyps are undergoing invasive surgery at a significantly increasing rate over the past 14 years, according to research published…
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