Intraoperative radiotherapy in colorectal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of techniques, long-term outcomes, and complications.

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BACKGROUND The precise contribution of IORT to the management of locally advanced and recurrent colorectal cancer (CRC) remains uncertain. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the value of IORT in this setting. METHODS Studies published between 1965 and 2011 that reported outcomes after IORT for advanced or recurrent CRC were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.suronc.2012.11.001

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@article{Mirnezami2013IntraoperativeRI, title={Intraoperative radiotherapy in colorectal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of techniques, long-term outcomes, and complications.}, author={Reza Mirnezami and George Jyh-Shian Chang and Prajnan Das and Kandiah Chandrakumaran and Paris P. Tekkis and Ara Darzi and Alexander H. Mirnezami}, journal={Surgical oncology}, year={2013}, volume={22 1}, pages={22-35} }