Can we respect the principles of oncologic resection in an emergency surgery to treat colon cancer?

@inproceedings{Teixeira2015CanWR,
  title={Can we respect the principles of oncologic resection in an emergency surgery to treat colon cancer?},
  author={Frederico Jos{\'e} Ribeiro Teixeira and Eduardo Hiroshi Akaishi and Adriano Zuardi Ushinohama and Tiago Cypriano Dutra and S{\'e}rgio Dias do Couto Netto and Edivaldo Massazo Utiyama and Celso de Oliveira Bernini and Samir Rasslan},
  booktitle={World journal of emergency surgery : WJES},
  year={2015}
}
Patients with colorectal cancer admitted to the emergency room are generally at more advanced stage of the disease and are usually submitted to a resection with curative intent in a smaller scale. In such scenario, one of the aspects to be considered is whether the principles of oncologic resection are observed when those patients diagnosed with colon cancer are treated with surgery. We selected 87 patients with adenocarcinoma of colon and/or upper rectum submitted to an emergency surgical… CONTINUE READING
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