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Learn more about VTE Prophyllaxis -- current data, recommendations, controversies and more --  with this CREST® module.

This module reviews the literature on the pro and cons of performing subtotal colectomy for patients with Lynch Syndrome.

This module will discuss complications following ileostomy surgery and pathways designed to minimize these complications.

Last spring, the ASCRS Executive Council approved the endorsement of a letter written by the leadership of the Society of American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgeons (SAGES). 

Learn the techniques and clinical applications of endorectal and endoanal ultrasound, including staging of rectal cancer and assessment of fecal incontinence and fistula. 

This module provides a historical and literature review of TEMS and TAMIS in the management of benign and malignant rectal lesions. 

This module includes a thorough review of all aspects of preoperative evaluation of colorectal surgery patients, including in-office assessment, preoperative studies, risk assessment of patients and management of relevant medications.

Surgeons are often referred patients with colon polyps not amenable to endoscopic removal. In recent years, several new approaches, large and small, have emerged. This module summarizes the surgeon’s approach to difficult colorectal polyps.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) was awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).  This is the highest level of accreditation awarded.

Dr. Michael Stamos, president of the Research Foundation, was appointed dean of the University of California School of Medicine.

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