Diet and Colorectal Surgery

Diet and Colorectal Surgery

A colon resectioning, more commonly referred to as a colectomy, is the most common surgical procedure used in the treatment of colon cancer. During the procedure, the surgeon removes the diseased section of the colon before joining the remaining parts together. The...
Becoming a Colorectal Surgeon

Becoming a Colorectal Surgeon

Becoming a colon and rectal surgeon requires many years of education and hands-on learning. Surgeons must then apply to receive certification and pass a series of written and oral exams. Even after they become certified, they need to stay up-to-date with current...
Significant Movements in Modern Surgery

Significant Movements in Modern Surgery

The last 25 years have witnessed a transformation in how surgery is performed and patients heal. Infection rates have dropped. Surgeries are now less invasive thanks to smaller incisions, surgeons using natural openings in the body, and a rise in the use of robots....