Simultaneous laparoscopic excision for rectal carcinoma and synchronous hepatic metastasis.

@article{Chen2011SimultaneousLE,
  title={Simultaneous laparoscopic excision for rectal carcinoma and synchronous hepatic metastasis.},
  author={Kai-Yun Chen and Guo-an Xiang and Han-ning Wang and Fang-lian Xiao},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 19},
  pages={2990-2}
}
BACKGROUND Rectal carcinoma patients are often accompanied by hepatic metastasis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of simultaneous laparoscopic excision for rectal carcinoma with synchronous hepatic metastasis. METHODS A total of 41 patients with rectal carcinoma and synchronous hepatic metastasis detected by CT scan were included in this study. Among them, 23 patients underwent laparoscopic surgery and 18 patients underwent traditional open surgery to… CONTINUE READING

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