As patients transition to adulthood, our team of pediatric and adult surgeons works together to ensure continuity of care, especially in patients like this one, whose disease may require multiple surgeries throughout her lifetime.
Incoming American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons President Tracy Hull, MD, fondly remembers her mentor, renowned Cleveland Clinic colorectal surgeon Ian Lavery, MD.
Dr. Scott R. Steele’s four deployments in the U.S. Army, including two to Iraq and two to Afghanistan, taught him much about himself — both personally and as a surgeon. Learn why our colorectal surgery chairman believes both medicine and surgery are a lifelong learning adventure.
The dramatic case of a 48-year-old woman who underwent an IPAA and diverting loop ileostomy for FAP elsewhere. She presents with liquid stool coming out of her vagina and severe pain. Dr. Sherief Shawki provides a deep dive into the case.
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Cleveland Clinic Florida Colorectal Chairman Steven Wexner, MD, discusses sacral neuromodulation’s role in patients who have had rectal extirpation followed by neorectal reconstruction.
Cleveland Clinic Florida Colorectal Chairman Steven Wexner, MD, examines the latest evidence comparing TEM and TAMIS outcomes.
Following two previous surgeries elsewhere, a 43-year-old woman undergoes a third redo pouch and loop ileostomy for ulcerative colitis with remarkable results.
A new consensus statement provides a nascent, new de facto definition for the spectrum of postoperative GI dysfunction. Stefan Holubar, MD, explains.
In our “Viewpoints” series, Cleveland Clinic Florida Colorectal Chairman Steven Wexner, MD, discusses why you should consider routinely employing prophylactic intraoperative ureteric catheters during elective colorectal surgical procedures.
Pouch salvage procedures require not only capable surgeons, but an entire multidisciplinary team to design a management plan to promote the best possible outcome for each individual.