Quality of life after laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery: a systematic review.

@article{Bartels2010QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life after laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery: a systematic review.},
  author={Sanne A. L. Bartels and Malaika Sanne Vlug and Dirk Th Ubbink and Willem A. Bemelman},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 40},
  pages={5035-41}
}
This study was a systematic review of the available evidence on quality of life in patients after laparoscopic or open colorectal surgery. A systematic review was performed of all randomized clinical trials (RCTs) that compared laparoscopic with open colorectal surgery. Study selection, quality assessment and data extraction were carried out independently by two reviewers. Primary endpoint was quality of life after laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery, as assessed by validated… CONTINUE READING

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