The impact of obesity on outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer in Asians

@article{Park2009TheIO,
  title={The impact of obesity on outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer in Asians},
  author={Ji Won Park and Sang-Woo Lim and Hyo Seong Choi and Seung-Yong Jeong and Jae Hwan Oh and Seok-Byung Lim},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={1679-1685}
}
The influence of obesity on surgical outcomes after laparoscopic colorectal surgery in Asian patients is unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic surgery in obese Asian patients with colorectal cancer. We retrospectively reviewed the prospectively collected data on 984 consecutive patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer between May 2001 and February 2008. Patients were classified according to the categories proposed by… CONTINUE READING
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