CLOSE-IT audit

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Aims  A defunctioning ileostomy is often formed during rectal cancer surgery to reduce potentially fatal sequelae of anastomotic leak. Many patients suffer poor bowel function, i.e. low anterior resection syndrome (LARS), once their ileostomy is closed and delay to closure can increase incidence of LARS and significantly reduce quality of life. Despite this, time to closure of ileostomy is not … Read More

New Project to join: IMAGINE (Ileus MAnaGement INtErnational)

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Below is announcement from the EUROSurg group about their latest study: IMAGINE (Ileus MAnaGement INtErnational) An international, observational study of postoperative ileus and provision of management after colorectal surgery. Find the full protocol here: https://goo.gl/R4gGbH  Register for the study here: https://goo.gl/VBJZ5i Summary video: http://eurosurg.org/imagine-hub/ EuroSurg: EuroSurg is an international collaboration of students and surgical trainees, supported by senior surgeons and academics. … Read More