This focused issue on “Right Colon Cancer Surgery: Current State” is edited by Dr. Roberto Bergamaschi, from New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; and Dr. Mahir Gachabayov, from Vladimir City Clinical Hospital of Emergency Medicine, Vladimir, Russia
Dr. Roberto Bergamaschi was a tenured professor and chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, NY. In 2017, Dr. Bergamaschi accepted a position as chief of the Section of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery at Westchester Medical Center and Professor of Surgery with Tenure at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. Dr. Bergamaschi’s expertise is in colorectal surgery and diseases of the colon, rectum and anus with a focus on robotic and laparoscopic surgery.
Dr. Mahir Gachabayov graduated from Azerbaijan Medical University in 2006. He is an attending surgeon in Vladimir City Clinical Hospital of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Gachabayov is member of several international societies and national delegate of Russian Federation in World Society of Emergency Surgery. anatomy and on abdominal wall anatomy and CT imaging in hernia patients.
- Focused issue outline:
- History of Right Colectomy for Cancer
Marvin L. Corman, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University Hospital, Health Science Center, Stony Brook, NY, USA
- Laparoscopic-Assisted Colonoscopic Polypectomy: A Review
Rahila Essani, Department of Surgery, Baylor Scott and White Medical Center, Temple, Texas, USA
- The Current Role of Open Resection
Petr Tsarkov, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
- The Impact of D2 Lymphadenectomy on Pathology Understaging of Right Colon Cancer
Paris Tekkis, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London, UK
- Complete Mesocolic Excision for Right Colon Cancer
Dursun Bugra, Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey
- D3 Lymphadenectomy for Right Colon Cancer
Adam Dziki, Department of General and Colorectal Surgery, Faculty of Military Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
- The Effect of Vascular Anatomy and Gender on Bowel Function after Right Colectomy with Extended D3-mesenterectomy
Dejan Ignjatovic, Department of Digestive Surgery, Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, Norway
- Right Sided Colon Cancer and Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
Xiang (Eric) D. Dong, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
- From Laparoscopic-facilitated Through Assisted to Intracorporeal Right Colectomy
Mahir Gachabayov, Department of Abdominal Surgery, Vladimir City Clinical Hospital of Emergency Medicine, Vladimir, Russia
- Preoperative Instructions and Postoperative Care in the 21st Century
Stefan Holubar, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
- What are the Benefits of Laparoscopic-assisted Right Colectomy with Extracorporeal Ileocolic Anastomosis as Compared to Open thru Minilaparotomy?
Lubomír Martínek, Department of Surgery, Hospital & Oncological Centre Novy Jicin, Czech Republic; Faculty of Medicine, University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republi
- Should Laparoscopic Right Colectomy with Intracorporeal Ileocolic Anastomosis Be the Gold Standard?
Cristi Tarta, Clinical Emergency County Hospital, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania
- Is There Any Role for Single-port Right Colectomy for Cancer?
Gokhan Ozuner, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA
- What Does Robotic Right Colectomy Add to its Laparoscopic Counterpart?
Emre Gorgun, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
- Is Subtotal a Better Option than Extended Right Colectomy for Transverse Colon Cancer?
Nicola de’Angelis, Unit of Digestive Surgery, Henri Mondor Hospital, AP-HP, University of Paris Est, UPEC, Créteil, France
- What is the Added Value of Intraoperative ICG in Right Colectomy for Cancer?
Luigi Boni, Department of General Surgery, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy