Laparoscopic Surgery for Transverse Colon Cancer: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes in Comparison with Conventional Open Surgery.

@article{Kim2015LaparoscopicSF,
  title={Laparoscopic Surgery for Transverse Colon Cancer: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes in Comparison with Conventional Open Surgery.},
  author={Min Hyeok Kim and Dae-Youn Won and Jin-Kwon Lee and Won-Kyung Kang and Bong-Hyeon Kye and H Cho and Hyung-Jin Kim and J S Kim},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={982-9}
}
BACKGROUND Published studies on laparoscopic surgery for transverse colon cancer are scarce. More studies are necessary to evaluate the feasibility, safety, and long-term oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for transverse colon cancer. SUBJECTS AND METHODS From April 1996 to December 2010, 102 consecutive patients with stage II or III disease who had undergone curative resection for transverse colon cancer were enrolled. Seventy-nine patients underwent laparoscopy-assisted colectomy… CONTINUE READING
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