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subtotal colectomy

Known as: PARTIAL COLECTOMY, partial colon resection, open colectomy 
An operation to remove all or part of the colon through a long incision made in the wall of the abdomen. When only part of the colon is removed, it… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Lynch syndrome (LS) is characterised by the development of colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer and various other cancers, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer has been proven safe, but debate continues over whether the available long-term… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Objective:The aim of this study was to compare the long-term outcome of laparoscopy-assisted colectomy (LAC) and open colectomy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Purpose:Oncologic concerns from high wound recurrence rates prompted a multi-institutional randomized trial to test the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The safety and short-term benefits of laparoscopic colectomy for cancer remain debatable. The multicentre COLOR (COlon… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Minimally invasive, laparoscopically assisted surgery was first considered in 1990 for patients undergoing colectomy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Although early reports on laparoscopy-assisted colectomy (LAC) in patients with colon cancer suggested that it reduces… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Laparoscopic-assisted colectomy (LAC) has emerged as the preferred minimally invasive surgical strategy for diseases of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Background Choice of perioperative analgesia may affect the rate of recovery of gastrointestinal function and thus duration and… Expand
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