Radical resection in obstructing colorectal carcinomas

  title={Radical resection in obstructing colorectal carcinomas},
  author={Martin Kruschewski and Norbert Runkel and Heinz Johannes Buhr},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
Emergency resections of obstructing colorectal carcinomas usually involve only limited rather than radical lymphadenectomy, which may contribute to the poor long-term survival of these patients. Thirty patients with ileus due to colorectal cancer have been included in a prospective follow-up study since January 1995. Seventeen of these underwent potentially curative resections with radical locoregional lymphadenectomy according to current standards of elective oncological surgery; 2 had radical… CONTINUE READING


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