Editor-in-Chief Susan Galandiuk, MD, summaries the February 2021 issue: 


Visceral Fat and Anastomotic Leakage After Colon Cancer Resection

Authors: Wouter M. Verduin, M.D. • Anne-Loes K. Warps, M.D. • Rick van den Helder, M.D. • Hieronymus J. Doodeman, MSc. • Alexander P.J. Houdijk, M.D., Ph.D., on behalf of the INfluences of Fat And MUscle in colorectal Surgery Collaborative
Video: http://links.lww.com/DCR/B396

Perirenal Fat Surface Area and Oncologic Outcome in Elective Colon Cancer Surgery

Authors: Eckberg, Sara E. M.D.; Dahlberg, Martin J.A. M.D., Ph.D.; der Hagopian, Olof S. M.D.; Farahnak, Parastou M.D., Ph.D.; Sandblom, Gabriel K. M.D., Ph.D.; Nordenvall, Caroline A.M. M.D., Ph.D.; Everhov, Åsa H. M.D., Ph.D.

Epidemiology of Diverticulitis and Prevalence of First-Ever Colorectal Cancer Postdiverticulitis in Adults in the United States: A Population-Based National Study

Authors: Fangyuan Jin-Dominguez, M.D. • Emad Mansoor, M.D. • Muhammad S. Panhwar, M.D. • Mohannad Abou-Saleh, M.D.  • Gerard Isenberg, M.D. • Richard C.K. Wong, M.D. • Gregory S. Cooper, M.D.

Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision: Short-term Outcomes of 1283 Cases from a Nationwide Registry in China

Authors: Hongwei Yao, M.D., Ph.D. • Yongbo An, M.D. • Hongyu Zhang, M.D.  • Mingyang Ren, M.B. • Chien-Chih Chen, M.D. • Qing Xu, M.D., Ph.D.  • Quan Wang, M.D. • Zhongtao Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., On behalf of the Chinese taTME Registry

Title: Completion Surgery in Unfavorable Rectal Cancer after Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery: Does It Achieve Satisfactory Sphincter Preservation, Quality of Total Mesorectal Excision Specimen, and Long-term Oncological Outcomes?

Authors: Serra-Aracil, Xavier Ph.D., M.D.1; Galvez Saldaña, Ana M.D.1; Mora-Lopez, Laura Laura Ph.D., M.D.1; Montes, Noemí M.D.1; Pallisera-Lloveras, Anna Ph.D., M.D.1; Serra-Pla, Shiela Ph.D., M.D.1; Pericay, Carles Ph.D., M.D.2; Navarro-Soto, Salvador Ph.D., M.D.1

Excellent Outcomes After Extended Radical Pelvic Resection for Locally Advanced and Recurrent IBD-Associated Anorectal Cancer

Authors: Chang, Kah Hoong M.B. B.Ch., M.D.; Brown, Kilian G.M. B.Biomed., M.B.B.S., M.Phil.; Chen Lau, Yee M.B. Ch.B., M.Med.Sci.; Solomon, Michael J. M.B. B.Ch., B.A.O., M.Sc., Med.Sc., D.Med.

Crohn’s Disease after Proctocolectomy and IPAA for Ulcerative Colitis

Authors: Julian Hercun, M.D.• Justin Côté-Daigneault, M.D. • Raymond G. Lahaie, M.D. •   Carole Richard, M.D. • Ramsès Wassef, M.D. • Pierre Poitras, M.D.

Impact of Auricular Neurostimulation in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery with an Enhanced Recovery Protocol: A Pilot Randomized, Controlled Trial

Authors: Jacqueline J. Blank, M.D. • Ying Liu, Ph.D. • Ziyan Yin, M.A.  • Christina M. Spofford, M.D., Ph.D. • Timothy J. Ridolfi, M.D.  • Kirk A. Ludwig, M.D. • Mary F. Otterson, M.D., M.S. • Carrie Y. Peterson, M.D., M.S.

Title: Evaluation of Factors Associated With Successful Matriculation to Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

Authors: Shindorf, Mackenzie L. M.D.; Copeland, Amy R. M.D.; Gupta, Shreya M.D.; Steinberg, Seth M. Ph.D.; Steele, Scott R. M.D., M.B.A.; Yeo, Heather L. M.D., M.H.S., M.B.A., M.S.; Sanchez, Julian A. M.D.; Hernandez, Jonathan M. M.D.


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