Short-term surgical outcomes from a randomized controlled trial to evaluate laparoscopic and open D3 dissection for stage II/III colon cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG 0404.

@article{Yamamoto2014ShorttermSO,
  title={Short-term surgical outcomes from a randomized controlled trial to evaluate laparoscopic and open D3 dissection for stage II/III colon cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG 0404.},
  author={Seiichiro Yamamoto and Masafumi Inomata and Hiroshi Katayama and Junki Mizusawa and Tsuyoshi Etoh and Fumio Konishi and Kenichi Sugihara and Masahiko Watanabe and Yoshihiro Moriya and Seigo Kitano},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={260 1},
  pages={23-30}
}
OBJECTIVE A randomized controlled trial to confirm the non-inferiority of laparoscopic surgery to open surgery in terms of overall survival was conducted, and short-term surgical outcomes are demonstrated. BACKGROUND The efficacy and safety outcome of laparoscopic surgery for clinical stages II/III colon cancer undergoing Japanese D3 dissection are still… CONTINUE READING