Laparoscopic colectomy for colon adenocarcinoma: an 11-year retrospective review with 5-year survival rates

@article{Jacob2004LaparoscopicCF,
  title={Laparoscopic colectomy for colon adenocarcinoma: an 11-year retrospective review with 5-year survival rates},
  author={Brian P. Jacob and Barry Salky},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={643-649}
}
Laparoscopic colectomy for the management of colon cancer remains a controversial therapeutic option, especially when the outcomes are compared with the historically accepted survival data and recurrence rates after open surgery. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the 5-year overall and disease-free survival rates after laparoscopic colon resection for invasive colon adenocarcinoma. A total of 129 patients underwent consecutive laparoscopic colectomies for colon adenocarcinoma (between… CONTINUE READING