With more than two billion people using social media to create, disseminate and exchange ideas, the medical community is exploring ways to take advantage of these contemporary forms of communication. Colorectal surgeons have jumped on the bandwagon and embraced the free, instant, borderless communication afforded by such social media sites as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube to advance clinical practice, training, research and patient care.
But when his health started to fail and surgery was indicated, Smarr saw the perfect opportunity to use his hoard of big data and pioneering visuals to inject a much-needed software upgrade into the operating room. He’s hoping his institute can help create the automated software that might make 3-D images in surgery routine within a few years.
Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, helped pave the way for future generations of women in surgery. During the 1940s and 1950s, few women entered the medical profession and still fewer became surgeons. Despite the paucity of women, Dr. Habr-Gama knew that surgery was her calling.
Dr Chong is registered in the National Specialist Registry (NSR) as a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon.
I get that question at least 4 times a day.
Usually, when people find out what I do, the polite ones will respond in a little bit of shock, but they will say “Ohhh, thats nice…”. The ones that are less inhibited will still have the same shock, but will ask, sometimes giggling, “Eww, why did you go into THAT?!”
The IASGO is an active organization. We are active in terms of the promotion of multi-disciplinary co-operation in dealing with the diagnosis and management of GI diseases. We are active in terms of state-of-the-art postgraduate training. We are active in terms of groundbreaking research. And last, but not the least, through the Annual IASGO congresses, the CME Post graduate training courses, the journal Hepato-Gastroenterology and the IASGO website, we are active in terms of the worldwide provision of the latest medical knowledge and expertise.
Colorectal Cancer is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes original articles describing various aspects of clinical and translational research of gastrointestinal cancers. Colorectal Cancer is devoted to articles on detection, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of colorectal, pancreatic, liver, and other gastrointestinal cancers. The main emphasisis on recent scientific developments in all areas related to gastrointestinal cancers.
Colorectal Disease offers a real benefit to subscribers and authors. It is first and foremost a vehicle for publishing original research in any discipline relating to colorectal pathology. It should, therefore, appeal to gastroenterologists and surgeons, pathologists, oncologists and any other health professional who cares for patients with a disease of the lower GI tract.
Diseases of the Colon & Rectum is the world's leading publication in colorectal surgery, ranking in the top 17% of all peer-reviewed surgery journals. DC&R is the recognized authority on conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus, publishing original articles, reviews, short communications, book reviews and society news.
All things colon, rectum, and anus.
The International Journal of Colorectal Disease, Clinical and Molecular Gastroenterology and Surgery aims to publish novel and state-of-the-art papers which deal with the physiology and pathophysiology of diseases involving the entire gastrointestinal tract. In addition to original research articles, the following categories will be included: reviews (usually commissioned but may also be submitted), case reports, letters to the editor, and protocols on clinical studies.
Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery offers a comprehensive and coordinated review of a single, timely topic related to the diagnosis and treatment of proctologic diseases.
World Journal of Colorectal Surgery is the official journal of the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons. The Journal publishes original and educational manuscripts about colorectal and anal diseases from all specialties in academic and community settings.
The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery was established to promote the health and welfare of the American people through the development and maintenance of high standards for certification in the specialty of colon and rectal surgery.
The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is the premier society for colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus.