Laparoscopic and robot-assisted one-stage resection of colorectal cancer with synchronous liver metastases: a pilot study.

@article{Patriti2009LaparoscopicAR,
  title={Laparoscopic and robot-assisted one-stage resection of colorectal cancer with synchronous liver metastases: a pilot study.},
  author={Alberto Patriti and Graziano Ceccarelli and Alberto Bartoli and Alessandro Spaziani and Luigi Maria Lapalorcia and Luciano Casciola},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={450-7}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE One-stage resection of primary colon cancer and synchronous liver metastases is considered an effective strategy of cure. A laparoscopic approach may represent a safe and advantageous choice for selected patients with the aim of improving the early outcome. METHODS Between January 2008 and October 2008, 7 patients underwent one-stage laparoscopic resection for primary colorectal cancer combined with laparoscopic or robot-assisted liver resection. RESULTS A total of five… CONTINUE READING

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