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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To perform a meta-analysis of trials randomizing patients with colon cancer to laparoscopically assisted or open… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Comparison of outcome and costs after laparoscopic and open colectomy. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Previous studies… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Although laparoscopic colectomy has demonstrated a variety of advantages, it remains unclear whether the reductions in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND The use of surgical outcome in the comparative assessment of the quality of surgical care is predicted on the… (More)
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