Laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Do we get faster?

  title={Laparoscopic colorectal surgery. Do we get faster?},
  author={Feran Agachan and Ji Seon Joo and Mandel Sher and Eric G. Weiss and Juan J. Nogueras and Steven D. Wexner},
  journal={Surgical endoscopy},
  volume={11 4},
BACKGROUND A variety of parameters can affect the outcome of laparoscopic colorectal surgery. All consecutive laparoscopic colorectal procedures (LCP) were analyzed in an attempt to define an operative time curve for different categories of procedures. Additionally, impacts of case number and procedure type on length of procedure were assessed. METHODS Our computerized data system was reviewed for all patients who underwent LCP in a 4-year period. Parameters reviewed included age, sex… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 50 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…