Long-term follow-up of the Medical Research Council CLASICC trial of conventional versus laparoscopically assisted resection in colorectal cancer.

@article{Green2013LongtermFO,
  title={Long-term follow-up of the Medical Research Council CLASICC trial of conventional versus laparoscopically assisted resection in colorectal cancer.},
  author={Ben L. Green and H Cecilia Marshall and Fiona J. Collinson and Philip Quirke and Pierre Jos{\'e} Guillou and David G. Jayne and Julia M. B. Brown},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={75-82}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic resection is used widely in the management of colorectal cancer; however, the data on long-term outcomes, particularly those related to rectal cancer, are limited. The results of long-term follow-up of the UK Medical Research Council trial of laparoscopically assisted versus open surgery for colorectal cancer are presented. METHODS A total of 794 patients from 27 UK centres were randomized to laparoscopic or open surgery in a 2:1 ratio between 1996 and 2002. Long-term… CONTINUE READING
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