Laparoscopic surgery is associated with less tumour growth stimulation than conventional surgery: an experimental study.


BACKGROUND The role of laparoscopic surgery for malignant disease is controversial. To evaluate differences in tumour growth after conventional and laparoscopic surgery, an experimental study was performed in rats. METHODS After intraperitoneal injection of CC-531 colonic cancer cells or subcapsular renal implantation of CC-531 cancer cells, rats… (More)


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