Long-term results of laparoscopic versus open colorectal resections for cancer in 235 patients with a minimum follow-up of 5 years

@article{Lezoche2005LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term results of laparoscopic versus open colorectal resections for cancer in 235 patients with a minimum follow-up of 5 years},
  author={Emanuele Lezoche and Mario Guerrieri and Angelo de Sanctis and Roberto Campagnacci and Maddalena Baldarelli and Giovanni Lezoche and Alessandro Maria Paganini},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={546-553}
}
Laparoscopic resection for cure of colorectal cancer is controversial. More investigations on long-term results are required. This study aimed to compare the long-term outcome with a minimum follow-up of 5 years between laparoscopic or open approach for the treatment of colo-rectal cancer. The treatment modality (laparoscopic or open) was related to the patients (pts) choice. The following parameters between the two groups (laparoscopic and open) were assessed: wound recurrences rate, local… CONTINUE READING