Corpus ID: 42785444

[Intestinal obstruction in cancer patients: results of palliative surgery].

  title={[Intestinal obstruction in cancer patients: results of palliative surgery].},
  author={H. Legendre and F. Van Huyse and F. Caroli-Bosc and J. C. Pector},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie},
  volume={126 3},
  • H. Legendre, F. Van Huyse, +1 author J. C. Pector
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Annales de chirurgie
  • OBJECTIVE The study aim was to investigate predictive factors related to the results, in terms of survival and quality of life, of palliative surgery in cancer patients presenting with intestinal obstruction. METHODS A total of 109 patients already treated for a neoplasm were operated on for intestinal obstruction between 1990 and 2000. The investigated prognostic factors were age, sex, location of the primary tumour, extension of the cancer at the time of the operation and the surgical… CONTINUE READING
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