• Have Changes in Colorectal Surgery Training Impacted Outcomes in Cancer Patients?

    4 monthes ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Aim: The aim of this study was to explore differences in consultant colorectal surgeon training and adjusted 90 day post operative mortality rates .
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  • Prehabilitation before Major Abdominal Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

    4 monthes ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Aim: Prehabilitation prior to major surgery has increased in popularity and aims to improve pre-operative conditioning of patients to improve post-operative outcomes. The beneficial effect is poorly established with conflicting results reported. This review aims to assess its effect on post-operative outcome after major abdominal surgery.
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  • The Surgical Outcome Risk Tool is a Reliable Predictor of Outcome in Patients Undergoing Emergency Laparotomy

    4 monthes ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Aim: Pre-operative prognostic scoring can aid patient selection for emergency laparotomy and guide level of post-operative care. The aim of this study is to determine if an emerging simple prognostic score is reliable in predicting 30-day mortality in ELAP patients.
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