Laparoscopic colorectal resection for bowel endometriosis: feasibility, complications, and clinical outcome.

@article{Minelli2009LaparoscopicCR,
  title={Laparoscopic colorectal resection for bowel endometriosis: feasibility, complications, and clinical outcome.},
  author={Luca L Minelli and Francesco Fanfani and Anna Fagotti and Giacomo Ruffo and Marcello Ceccaroni and Liliana Mereu and Stefano Landi and Paola Pomini and Giovanni Scambia},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={144 3},
  pages={234-9; discussion 239}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the short- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis. DESIGN AND PATIENTS This study included 357 consecutive patients who underwent colorectal resection. We evaluated intraoperative and postoperative complications, symptom outcomes, and long-term follow-up. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Three hundred forty-three patients (96.1%) underwent laparoscopic colorectal resection, and radical endometriosis ablation was in 334 patients (93.6… CONTINUE READING
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