Carcinoma of the Sigmoid Colon
Carcinoma of the colon is a common surgical problem. Laparoscopic techniques have been adapted to treatment of cancer of the sigmoid colon, and oncologic equivalence has been established if careful dissection principles are observed. This chapter explores some of the decisions that need to be made during this surgery. A related topic, management of carcinoma of the rectum, is discussed in Chapter 30.
KeywordsInguinal Hernia Repair Staple Line Colon Resection Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Hand Port
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