Laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiation: Long-term outcomes of a propensity score matched study.

@article{Seshadri2018LaparoscopicVO,
  title={Laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiation: Long-term outcomes of a propensity score matched study.},
  author={Ramakrishnan Ayloor Seshadri and Rajaraman Swaminathan and Ayyappan Srinivasan},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2018},
  volume={117 3},
  pages={506-513}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Laparoscopic resection for rectal cancer has short-term benefits when compared to open resection. The aim of this study was to compare the long-term oncological outcomes of laparoscopic and open resection for rectal cancer following neoadjuvant chemoradiation (NCRT). METHODS In this propensity matched study, a series of 72… CONTINUE READING