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BACKGROUND Limited information is available regarding the effect of age on choice of surgical and oncological treatment for rectal cancer. The objective of this study was to assess the influence of age on treatment and outcome of rectal cancer. METHODS We utilized data in the Swedish Rectal Cancer Registry (SRCR) from patients treated for rectal cancer in(More)
BACKGROUND Preoperative mechanical bowel preparation can be questioned as standard procedure in colon surgery, based on the result from several randomised trials. METHODS As part of a large multicenter trial, 105 patients planned for elective colon surgery for cancer, adenoma, or diverticulitis in three hospitals were asked to complete a questionnaire(More)
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