Stent or surgery for incurable obstructive colorectal cancer: an individualized decisión

  title={Stent or surgery for incurable obstructive colorectal cancer: an individualized decisi{\'o}n},
  author={J. Su{\'a}rez and J. Jim{\'e}nez and R. Vera and A. Tarifa and E. Bal{\'e}n and V. Arrazubi and J. Vila and Jose M. Lera},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
IntroductionIn the setting of stage-IV obstructive colorectal cancer, self-expanding metallic stents (SEMS) placement and palliative surgery may be appropriate options. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the long-term results of surgery compared with stent implantation and to identify patients in whom one of these options can provide more benefit.Materials and methodsFrom November 2000 to November 2008, 98 patients with incurable stage-IV colorectal cancer were treated with palliative… Expand
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