Comparison of short-term surgical results of single-port and multi-port laparoscopic rectal resection for rectal cancer.

@article{Tei2015ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of short-term surgical results of single-port and multi-port laparoscopic rectal resection for rectal cancer.},
  author={Mitsuyoshi Tei and Masaki Wakasugi and Hiroki Akamatsu},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={210 2},
  pages={
          309-14
        }
}
BACKGROUND Single-port surgery is a recent advancement in minimally invasive techniques for colon disease. However, single-port laparoscopic rectal resection (SPLR) is rare. The aim of this study was to compare the short-term results of SPLR with those of multi-port laparoscopic rectal resection (MPLR) for rectal cancer. METHODS Patients who underwent SPLR (n = 50) or MPLR (n = 50) for rectal cancer from July 2010 to March 2014 were analyzed. Patients with tumor diameter less than 40 mm and… CONTINUE READING
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