Surgical treatment for colorectal cancer
Hiranyakas, Art, and Ho, Yik-Hong (2011) Surgical treatment for colorectal cancer. International Surgery, 96 (2). pp. 120-126.
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The rapid in development of surgical technology has had a major effect in surgical treatment of colorectal cancer. Laparoscopic colon cancer surgery has been proven to provide better short-term clinical and oncologic outcomes. However this quickly accepted surgical approach is still performed by a minority of colorectal surgeons. The more technically challenging procedure of laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery is also on its way to demonstrating perhaps similar short-term benefits. This article reviews current evidences of both short-term and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery, including the overall costs comparison between laparoscopic surgery and conventional open surgery. In addition, different surgical techniques for laparoscopic colon and rectal cancer are compared. Also the relevant future challenge of colorectal cancer robotic surgery is reviewed.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||colorectal cancer, laparoscopic colorectal surgery, treatment of colorectal cancer, colorectal cancer surgery|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis > 111202 Cancer Diagnosis @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920102 Cancer and Related Disorders @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||20 Mar 2012 16:50|
|Last Modified:||18 Oct 2013 01:28|
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