Adhesions and incisional hernias following laparoscopic versus open surgery for colorectal cancer in the CLASICC trial.


BACKGROUND This study investigated adhesive intestinal obstruction (AIO) and incisional hernia (IH) in patients undergoing laparoscopically assisted and open surgery for colorectal cancer. METHODS In a case-note review of patients randomized to the Medical Research Council's Conventional versus Laparoscopic-Assisted Surgery In Colorectal Cancer (CLASICC… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bjs.6742


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