Laparoscopically assisted colectomy is as safe and effective as open colectomy in people with colon cancer

Abstracted from: Nelson H, Sargent D, Wieand HS, et al; for the Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Therapy Study Group. A comparison of laparoscopically assisted and open colectomy for colon cancer. N Engl J Med 2004; 350: 2050–2059.
    Published:October 25, 2004DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctrv.2004.09.001
        Evidence to support the use of laparoscopically assisted surgery in people undergoing colectomy for colon cancer is limited.
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