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Medical scientific articles in colorectal surgery by UC San Diego faculty available at PubMed

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Twenty Years of a Veterans' Spinal Cord Injury Colorectal Clinic: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy and Multiple Hemorrhoid Ligation. Cosman BC, Cajas-Monson LC, Ramamoorthy SL. Dis Colon Rectum. 2017 Apr;60(4):399-404. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000773. 

Racial and Socioeconomic Treatment Disparities in Adolescents and Young Adults with Stage II-III Rectal Cancer. Lee DY, Teng A, Pedersen RC, Tavangari FR, Attaluri V, McLemore EC, Stern SL, Bilchik AJ, Goldfarb MR. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Feb;24(2):311-318. doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5626-0. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Emerging Trends in the Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Anastomotic Leakage.

Chadi SA, Fingerhut A, Berho M, DeMeester SR, Fleshman JW, Hyman NH, Margolin DA, Martz JE, McLemore EC, Molena D, Newman MI, Rafferty JF, Safar B, Senagore AJ, Zmora O, Wexner SD. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Dec;20(12):2035-2051. Epub 2016 Sep 16. Review.

A systematic review of clinically available gene expression profiling assays for stage II colorectal cancer: initial steps toward genetic staging. Lopez NE, Weiss AC, Robles J, Fanta P, Ramamoorthy SL. Am J Surg. 2016 Oct;212(4):700-714. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.06.019. Epub 2016 Aug 1. Review.

Transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME) for rectal cancer: a training pathway. McLemore EC, Harnsberger CR, Broderick RC, Leland H, Sylla P, Coker AM, Fuchs HF, Jacobsen GR, Sandler B, Attaluri V, Tsay AT, Wexner SD, Talamini MA, Horgan S. Surg Endosc. 2016 Sep;30(9):4130-5. doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4680-1. Epub 2015 Dec 10.