Laparoscopic versus conventional open surgery for immune function in patients with colorectal cancer

Abstract

To systematically evaluate the immune function in patients with colorectal cancer after laparoscopic surgery (LS) and conventional open surgery (OS). PUBMED, EMBASE, and the Cochrane library were searched and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the immunological difference between LS and OS were included. Two authors extracted data and assessed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-011-1281-x

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