BJS Academy SoMe Review for April 2023
16 May 2023
Asnong A, D’Hoore A, Van Kampen M, Wolthuis A, Van Molhem Y, Van Geluwe B et al.
Ann Surg 2022; 276: 761-768.
Training for one month after stoma closure improved symptoms after six months (low anterior resection symptom category): 47.8 versus 21.3 per cent, P=0.0091, in this study that included 104 patients. This improvement was lost after one year.
Comment: Improves short term recovery, but questionable efficacy in the longer term.
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