Multivisceral resection for colon carcinoma.

  title={Multivisceral resection for colon carcinoma.},
  author={Roland Croner and Susanne Merkel and Thomas Papadopoulos and Vera Simone Schellerer and Werner Hohenberger and Jonas Goehl},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={52 8},
PURPOSE The aim of curative surgery for colon carcinoma is the complete resection of the neoplasm. In locally advanced colon carcinomas with adhesion to neighboring organs, standard surgical procedures often turn into multivisceral resections. The purpose of this study was to investigate the value of multivisceral resection in primary colon carcinomas and factors influencing its success. METHODS Prospectively collected data for 174 patients from the Erlangen Registry for Colorectal Carcinomas… CONTINUE READING
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