Published in Clinical Trials Week, June 6th, 2005
"Although a significantly decreased long-term survival has been observed in patients undergoing surgery for complicated colorectal tumors compared with uncomplicated ones, the role of radical oncologic surgery on emergency colonic cancer is not defined clearly. The aim of this study was to analyze the efficacy of a curative emergency surgery in terms of tumor recurrence and cancer-related survival compared with elective colonic surgery," scientists writing in the American Journal of Surgery reported.
"Between January 1996 and December 1998, all patients with...
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