Stage I-IIIC right colonic cancer treated with complete mesocolic excision and central vascular ligation: quality of surgical specimen and long term oncologic outcome according to the plane of surgery.

@article{Siani2014StageIR,
  title={Stage I-IIIC right colonic cancer treated with complete mesocolic excision and central vascular ligation: quality of surgical specimen and long term oncologic outcome according to the plane of surgery.},
  author={Luca Maria Siani and Coriolano Pulica},
  journal={Minerva chirurgica},
  year={2014},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={199-208}
}
AIM Complete removal of mesocolon "as an envelope" (complete mesocolic excision, CME) with central vascular ligation and apical node dissection (CVL) in the surgical management of right sided colonic cancer is a novel technique focused on resection of the colon surrounded by its intact primitive dorsal mesentery containing the tumors and all the routes of initial cancerous diffusion; our aim was to evaluate quality of surgical specimens and the relative impact on long-term oncologic outcome… CONTINUE READING

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