A complicated diverticulitis case underscores the importance of collaboration and quality-of-life improvement options when considering treatment approaches.Read More
Complete mesocolic excision (CME) is a reconceptualized approach to treating colon cancer with the goal of reducing local recurrence and improving survival. This case report describes the successful treatment of an 82-year-old patient using CME, illustrating why the procedure should be routinely performed on patients with colon cancer.
A pair of highly complex intestinal transplants, each a first of its kind, demonstrate the willingness to push boundaries to achieve the best outcome for patients.
A low rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor is a rare diagnosis. This report of a 72-year-old Cleveland Clinic patient’s case explains the abdominal perineal resection to resolve his tumor and the vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneus flap that was used to repair the perineal defect.
At Cleveland Clinic Florida, the innovative combination of a temporary left ventricular assist device and bariatric sleeve gastrectomy enabled a patient with Class 3 obesity and advanced heart failure to lose enough weight to receive a heart transplant.
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Combining TNT and ESD provides effective treatment while maintaining an organ-sparing strategy.
Treating a patient with obstructive defecation and severe pelvic pain after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis, Cleveland Clinic colorectal surgeon Stefan Holubar uncovered a subtle but significant complication that warrants greater awareness among those performing IPAAs.
A case report of a patient presenting with a benign tubulovillous adenoma colon polyp with malignant potential shows how endoluminal surgery offers an alternative to extensive bowel resection.
Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi removed a massive pancreatic adenocarcinoma from a 50-year-old woman after she was turned away from several other hospitals due to the size of the mass.
A successful case of nonoperative, organ-preserving management of locally advanced rectal cancer.
A case of a young male with Byler disease who required liver transplant followed by total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplant for debilitating episodes of pancreatitis.