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Management of the Patient with Rectal Cancer Presenting with Synchronous Liver Metastasis

Aug 23, 2017 by in ABDOMINAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Management of the Patient with Rectal Cancer Presenting with Synchronous Liver Metastasis

Patient population Intervention Comparator Outcomes studied Patients with RC and SCRLM Staged rectum-first approach Liver-first approach Simultaneous resections approach Perioperative morbidity Disease free survival (DFS) OS Results Evaluation of the…

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Reservoir Construction After Low Anterior Resection: Who and What?

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Patient population Intervention Comparators Outcomes studied Rectal cancer patients undergoing low anterior resection with coloanal anastomosis Colonic reservoir creation: J-pouch, transverse coloplasty, or side-to-end anastomosis Straight coloanal anastomosis Postoperative morbidity…

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Utility of Primary Tumor Resection in Asymptomatic, Unresectable Metastatic Colon and Rectal Cancer

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P Patient population Unresectable, metastatic colon cancer with an asymptomatic primary tumor I Intervention Primary tumor resection (colectomy) followed by 1st line chemotherapy, C Comparator 1st line chemotherapy with primary…

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Introduction

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Fig. 1.1 PubMed entries with keywords ‘evidence based medicine’ Without a doubt evidence-based medicine provides surgeons with a rational basis to support guidelines for treatment modalities and contributes to standardization…

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