Laparoscopic complete mesocolic excision: West meets East.

@article{Chow2014LaparoscopicCM,
  title={Laparoscopic complete mesocolic excision: West meets East.},
  author={Carina Faran Kalan Chow and Seon-Hahn Kim},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 39},
  pages={14301-7}
}
Complete mesocolic excision is a relatively new concept in western literature. It follows the same concept of total mesorectal excision and units' routinely performing complete mesocolic excisions have good pathological results as well as good improvements in overall survival, disease free survival and local recurrence. And yet unlike total mesorectal excision, uptake in the West has been relatively slow with many units sceptical of the true benefits gained by taking up a more technically… CONTINUE READING

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