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Susan Galandiuk, MD
ISSN: 0012-3706
Online ISSN: 1530-0358
Frequency: 12 issues per year
Ranking: Gastroenterology and Hepatology 23/136, Surgery 37/282
Impact Factor: 4.657


Official Journal of the
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons​​

Monthly issue summary: JUNE 2023

Summary of the issue from Editor-in-Chief Susan Galandiuk, MD.

Video Vignette: June 2023 – Laparoscopic radical surgery for right-sided colon cancer with lymph node metastasis in the gastrocolic ligament

Video Vignettes are peer-reviewed monthly features in DC&R that contain video as the major component.

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International Content

Rodrigo Oliva Perez, MD, PhD
Section Editor

International Societies

International societies, partners, and multinational associations and federations.

Latin-American (LatAm) DC&R Journal Discussion Forum

Session language: SPANISH*

Date: Monday, June 19, 2023 

Time: 7 pm EST

Topic:  To be Announced |  A​RT​ICLE​​

ModeratorRodrigo Oliva Perez, MD, PhD

​To receive Zoom meeting details, we ask participants to sign up at http://eepurl.com/ilDzSr. For announcements, follow us on Twitter and on Inst​agram​. The LatAm session will be moderated in Spanish.


*This discussion in Spanish about a single journal article is not meant to replace the curriculum-based monthly DCR journal club that meets the last Monday of each month; rather, it is focused on discussing a single article in a recent DCR issue with a Spanish-speaking author.

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Clinical Practice Guidelines​

Ian M. Paquette, MD
Chair, ASCRS Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee

The Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee focuses on the creation of clinical practice guidelines​ for various procedures to assist physicians in caring for patients with colon and rectal cancer.

Current Status Review

Karim Alavi, MD, MPH
Section Editor

Prospective authors interested in submitting a systematic review or meta-analysis manuscript now have the option of submitting a detailed outline of the proposed article.

Didactic Video Collection

Alessandro Fichera, MD
Section Editor

Featuring educational videos. Prospective authors interested in submitting a didactic video may view the already published content here​​​.​

Free Article of the Week​​​​

Joshue I. Bleier, MD
Section Editor

Featured weekly and announced on Twitter. ​​​

New Technology Collection​

Patricia Sylla, MD
Section Editor

Featuring video content that highlights novel/emerging technologies.


Kyle G. Cologne, MD
Section Editor

Featuring monthly podcasts, interviews with select lead authors, and commentary by an official reviewer. Listen ​to a particular issue in its entirety on your way to work.

Selected Abstracts​​

Sean J. Langenfeld, MD
Section Editor

Contributing Abstractors (pictorial roster​)

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​Customized Denonvilliers' Fascia Excision: An Advanced Total Mesorectal Excision Technique for Anteriorly Located Rectal Cancer​ ​​

Bae, Sung Uk; Varela, Cristopher; Nasser, Manar, More

June  2023

Laser Ablation for Pilonidal Sinus Disease: A Pilot Study ​​ ​​

William, Michael D.; Sullivan, Gweneth; Nimmagadda, Neha;​​ More 

May 2023

A Novel Use for Pelvic MRI Scans to Estimate Lean Body Mass and Screen for Sarcopenia in Patients With Rectal Cancer​ ​​ ​​

Melucci, Alexa D; Lynch, Olivia F.,; Loria, Anthony; More 

March 2023

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Didactic Video Collection

Laparoscopic-Assisted Colonic Resection for Splenic-Flexure Cancer With D3 Lymphadenectomy 

Varela, Christopher L.; Yang, Seung Yoon

June 2023​

Limberg Flap for Recurrent Pilonidal Sinus ​ 

Fu, Chuangang; Deng, Yewei; Liu, Mengcheng

June 2023​​

Laparoscopic Complete Mesocolic Excision With Vascular Anatomy ​  

Popeskou, Sotirios-Georgios; Bernardi, Lorenzo; Christofordis, Dimitri 

June 2023​​​

Closure of Transverse Loop Colostomy ​

Caiado, Andre; Cabral, Francisco X; Barroca, Rita 

June 2023​

Robotic-Assisted Deloyers Procedure ​

Devane, Liam A; Monson John R.T.; Soliman, Mark K. 

June 2023​

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​​Patie​nt Portal​

​Deborah Keller, MS, MD

Section Editor

DCR Publications and Videos of Interest to Patients


Features Coming Soon

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