Preservation of the superior rectal artery in laparoscopic colectomy for slow transit constipation: Is it really associated with better outcomes?
Rogério Serafim Parra, Omar Feres, José Joaquim Ribeiro Rocha, Department of Surgery and Anatomy, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirao Preto 14048900, Brazil
Author contributions: Parra RS wrote the manuscript; Feres O and Rocha JJR wrote and revised the manuscript; All authors contributed to the revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content, granted final approval of the version to be published and agreed to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.
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Corresponding author: Rogério Serafim Parra, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Staff Physician, Department of Surgery and Anatomy, Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirao Preto 14048900, Brazil. email@example.com
Received: June 22, 2021
Peer-review started: June 22, 2021
First decision: August 19, 2021
Revised: August 20, 2021
Accepted: September 15, 2021
Article in press: September 15, 2021
Published online: October 14, 2021