Unaltered risk of colorectal cancer within 14-17 years of cholecystectomy: updating of a population-based cohort study.

@article{Adami1987UnalteredRO,
  title={Unaltered risk of colorectal cancer within 14-17 years of cholecystectomy: updating of a population-based cohort study.},
  author={H. O. Adami and U. B. Krusemo and Olav Meirik},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={74 8},
  pages={675-8}
}
The incidence of colorectal cancer after cholecystectomy was analysed in a historical population-based cohort study comprising 16,439 patients who were completely followed up for 14-17 years after operation. The observed number of colorectal cancers (150) was lower than the expected number of 166.3 (relative risk (RR) = 0.90:95 per cent confidence limits 0.77-1.05) and the overall risk for colon cancer (RR = 0.95) did not differ significantly from that of rectal cancer (RR = 0.82). Separate… CONTINUE READING

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