Optimal Surgery for Mid-Transverse Colon Cancer: Laparoscopic Extended Right Hemicolectomy Versus Laparoscopic Transverse Colectomy

@article{Matsuda2018OptimalSF,
  title={Optimal Surgery for Mid-Transverse Colon Cancer: Laparoscopic Extended Right Hemicolectomy Versus Laparoscopic Transverse Colectomy},
  author={Takeru Matsuda and Yasuo Sumi and Kimihiro Yamashita and Hiroshi Hasegawa and Masashi Yamamoto and Yoshiko Matsuda and Shingo Kanaji and Taro Oshikiri and Tetsu Nakamura and Satoshi Suzuki and Yoshihiro Kakeji},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={42},
  pages={3398-3404}
}
Although the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic surgery for transverse colon cancer have been shown by the recent studies, the optimal laparoscopic approach for mid-transverse colon cancer is controversial. We retrospectively analyzed the data of patients with the mid-transverse colon cancer at our institutions between January 2007 and April 2017. Thirty-eight and 34 patients who received extended right hemicolectomy and transverse colectomy, respectively, were enrolled. There were no… CONTINUE READING
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