Clinically suspected T4 colorectal cancer may be resected using a laparoscopic approach

@inproceedings{Park2016ClinicallyST,
  title={Clinically suspected T4 colorectal cancer may be resected using a laparoscopic approach},
  author={Jong Seob Park and Jung Huh and Yoon Ah Park and Yong B. Cho and Seong Hyeon Yun and Hee - Cheol Ezra Kim and Woo Yong Lee and Ho Kyung Chun},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2016}
}
The role of laparoscopic resection in patients with clinically suspicious T4 colorectal cancer remains controversial. The aim of this study was to compare the long-term and oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic resection and the open approach in clinical T4 colorectal cancer. Two hundred ninety-three consecutive patients undergoing curative surgery for colorectal cancer suspected to be T4 by computed tomography and/or magnetic resonance imaging were reviewed. Despite clinical suspicion of T4… CONTINUE READING
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