left hemicolectomy

Known as: Colon Resection, Left Extended, Left Colectomy 
Surgical removal of the left part of the colon.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Minimal invasive surgical approach can achieve quick functional recovery. However, the oncologic outcome for cancer is still a… (More)
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2006
2006
Many devices are available for vascular control during laparoscopic colorectal procedures. Ultrasonic coagulating shears (UCS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To compare technical aspects and postoperative outcomes of laparoscopic left colectomy in obese and nonobese patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
It was the aim of this prospective study to evaluate the outcome of laparoscopic surgery for diverticular disease. All patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background: Correct determination of nodal status is pivotal to accurate staging and predicting survival. Methods: This is a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • E. J. Hazebroek
  • Surgical endoscopy
  • 2002
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery has proven to be safe and effective. However, the value of laparoscopic resection for malignancy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Conversion rates following laparoscopic colorectal surgery vary widely between studies, and the outcome of converted patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the role of laparoscopic-assisted surgery in patients presenting for… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND Although used widely for supraperitoneal anastomoses, circular stapled anastomoses have never been proved better than… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
PURPOSE This study was developed to compare median and actuarial survival after left hemicolectomy vs. left segmental colectomy… (More)
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