Long-Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Surgery for Advanced Transverse Colon Cancer

Abstract

The role of laparoscopic surgery for advanced transverse colon cancer (TCC) remains controversial, especially in terms of long-term oncologic outcomes. This retrospective cohort study enrolled 157 consecutive patients who underwent curable resections for advanced TCC between January 2002 and June 2011 (laparoscopic-assisted colectomy (LAC), n = 74; open… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11605-014-2462-z

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