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2013-08-29 23:19:37

Liza M. Capiendo, M.D. (http://www.lacolon.com) has been elected Clinical Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, effective September 1, 2013. A renowned surgeon-scientist with expertise in the treatment of fecal incontinence and pelvic floor disorders, laparoscopic techniques to treat colorectal disorders, and other complicated colorectal conditions, Dr. Capiendo is a member of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA...

2013-06-17 23:15:07

The doctors at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (LACSRA) have launched a new website, found at http://www.LAhemorrhoids.com, intended to educate patients about hemorrhoids and the treatment options that are available to those who have the condition. Hemorrhoids are a very common condition in the United States, and this website is intended to provide more information about this common colorectal problem. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 By launching a new...

2013-05-30 08:29:37

Study to Demonstrate Sylys's Ability to Reduce Anastomotic Leakage in Colorectal Procedures PITTSBURGH, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc.(®), a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, today announced the completion of enrollment of its clinical trial for Sylys, the first and only resorbable synthetic sealant specifically designed to significantly reduce anastomotic leakage in bowel procedures. Currently underway in...

2013-04-23 08:34:10

Study to Investigate the Safety of Sylys in Colorectal Procedures PITTSBURGH, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc.(® )(www.coheramedical.com), leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, today announced the treatment of the first patient in a clinical trial for its latest innovation, Sylys Surgical Sealant, which is designed to reduce leaks in large and small bowel anastomoses. The study, currently underway in Europe, marks a...

2013-03-20 23:01:21

Minimally invasive laparoscopic colorectal surgery allows surgeons to perform many common colon and rectal procedures through small incisions and depending on the type of procedure, patients may leave the hospital in a few days and return to normal activities more quickly than patients recovering from open surgery. As part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) is committed to raising patient awareness of such...

2013-01-08 05:01:33

For the second year in a row, three colon and rectal surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates ( http://www.LAcolon.com ), Gary H. Hoffman M.D., Eiman Firoozmand M.D. and Liza Capiendo M.D., have received the prestigious 2013 Los Angeles SuperDoctors Award. The award is based on a vote of their peers citywide, and is given to those physicians who have consistently demonstrated excellence in their field of care. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Three Los...

2012-10-04 10:26:57

Separate studies report robotic-assisted and minimally invasive operations may extend patients' life spans with fewer complications Advanced surgical techniques such as robotic-assisted operations and minimally invasive surgical procedures may extend survival and improve recovery in octogenarians with bladder and colorectal cancers when compared with patients who undergo conventional open operations according to two new studies presented at the 2012 Annual Clinical Congress of the American...

2012-05-21 23:00:19

Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates recognized as Super Doctors of 2012. Physicians were chosen for this prestigious honor though an intensive peer-to-peer selection process and independent research by Key Professional Media, Inc. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates has been ranked in the top 5% of colorectal surgeons in the Los Angeles area, as rated by the Minnesota-based company, Key Professional Media, Inc. The Super...

2012-03-13 05:33:00

MAYWOOD, N.J., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a landmark study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers concluded that colorectal cancer can be prevented by colonoscopic removal of polyps[1]. "There is no doubt that routine colonoscopy leads to the discovery and removal of precancerous polyps; removing these polyps leads to a proven reduction in the chance of dying from colon cancer. This large study clearly confirms what we have long suspected: colonoscopy...

2011-12-08 07:41:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation (OTCQX:RXPC) (OTCPK:RXPC), developer and marketer of the Onko-Sure® In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) cancer test, announced today that it has submitted one abstract for the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' (ASCRS) Annual Meeting to be held in June 2012. ASCRS is the premier society for colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science...


Latest Colorectal surgery Reference Libraries

General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

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