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, Volume 68, Issue 1, pp 59–62 | Cite as

Laparoscopic resection for T4 colon cancer: perioperative and long-term outcomes

  • Frederic BretagnolEmail author
  • Joel Leroy
Review Article
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Mini Invasive Colorectal Surgery

Abstract

Laparoscopic resection has been considered a contraindication for T4 colorectal cancer. It is argued that it is a challenging and demanding procedure with high conversion rate, inadequate oncologic clearance and surgical outcomes. There are only a few data on short- and long-term operative results. This review aimed at assessing feasibility and operative and oncologic results of laparoscopic resection for T4 colorectal cancer.

Keywords

Colorectal cancer T4 tumor Laparoscopy 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

The Authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in the study involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Research involving human participants and/or animals

This articles does not contain any studies with human participants or animal performed by any of the authors.

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For this type of study formal consent is not required.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Digestive SurgeryLouis Mourier University Hospital (APHP)ColombesFrance
  2. 2.Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, Nouvel Hôpital CivilHôpitaux Universitaires de StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance
  3. 3.Research Institute Against Cancer/European Institute of Telesurgery (IRCAD/EITS)StrasbourgFrance

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