Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic versus open left colonic resection.

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BACKGROUND The main aim of this study was to compare short-term results and long-term outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic versus open left colonic resection. METHODS Between February 2000 and December 2004, all adult patients undergoing elective left colonic resection were assessed for eligibility to the study. The protocol for postoperative care… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7094

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@article{Braga2010RandomizedCT, title={Randomized clinical trial of laparoscopic versus open left colonic resection.}, author={Marco Braga and Maria Frasson and Walter Zuliani and Andrea Vignali and Nicol{\`o} Pecorelli and Valentina Di Carlo}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={2010}, volume={97 8}, pages={1180-6} }