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Susan Galandiuk, MD
ISSN: 0012-3706
Online ISSN: 1530-0358
Frequency: 12 issues per year
Ranking: Gastroenterology and Hepatology 29/88, Surgery 26/210
Impact Factor: 4.785


Official Journal of the
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Monthly issue summary: June 2022

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

Video Vignette: June 2022 – Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Metastasectomy Via Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Approach

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

​​​​​Dis Colon Rectum 2022;65:473-488

Dis Colon Rectum 2022;65:468-471​​​

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International Meetings

Mattias Soop, MD, PhD
Section Editor

Major meetings of interest to the global readership of DC&R. These include meetings during the current and subsequent calendar year to help plan travel and abstract submission.

International Societies

International Societies, partners, and multinational associations and federations.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  Diseases of the Colon & Rectum Journal

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Featured Podcast
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DC&R: Meet new Editor-in-Chief Susan Galandiuk

Hear from new editor-in-chief Susan Galandiuk about new sections, initiatives, and directions at the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum journal. Includes insights into new website features for authors, new sections, and sage advice / tips for authors.

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Short Educational Laparoscopic Video

Interview with Dr. David Margolin discussing the results of a survey of perceptions regarding the colorectal residency application and match process with reviewer Dr. Justin Maykel.

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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 library table of contents​.​

Free Article of the Week​​​​

Joshue I. Bleier, MD
Section Editor

Featured weekly and announced on Twitter. Link to free article​​​​​​​

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​)

​​​​​​​​​​New Technology​

Artificial Intelligence-Based total Mesorectal Excision Plane Navigation in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Igaki, Takahiro;  Kitaguchi, Daichi; Kojima, Shigehiro; More.

May 2022​

Natural Orifice Endosonographic Colposuspension With Rectopexy for Combine Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Feasibility Study  

Chandra, Abhijit; Rajan, Pritheesh; Gupta, Vivek; More.

March 2022

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Didactic Video Collection

Suture Rectopexy and Repair of the Pouch of Douglas for Rectal Intussception and Enterocele​ 

Sobrado, Lucas Feraco; Nahas, Sergio Carlos; Sobrado, Carlos Walter; More.

June 2022

Step by Step: Demonstration of Robotic Low Anterior With Total Mesorectal Excision and Splenic Flexure Mobilization

Herrando, Alberto I.; Vieira, Pedro F.; Fernandez, Laura M.; More.

May 2022

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Patient Portal​

Deborah Keller, MS, MD
Section Editor

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