Outcome of right- and left-sided colonic and rectal cancer following surgical resection

S. A. Suttie, I. Shaikh, R. Mullen, A. I. Amin, T. Daniel, S. Yalamarthi

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    Abstract

    Aim To determine the outcome of surgery for colorectal cancer from a single region and to see whether location of the primary cancer influences prognosis. Method Patients with colorectal cancer diagnosed from January 2002 to December 2006, entered into a prospective database were followed until death or to December 2008. Right-sided (caecum to transverse colon) and left-sided (splenic flexure to rectosigmoid junction) colonic cancers and rectal cancers (distal to rectosigmoid junction to the anus) were identified. Statistical analysis was performed using Pearson's chi-square test, Kaplan-Meier (log-rank statistic) and Cox regression analysis with a P-value
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)884-889
    Number of pages6
    JournalColorectal Disease
    Volume13
    Issue number8
    Early online date28 Jun 2010
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Keywords

    • Colorectal cancer
    • Site
    • Surgery
    • Outcome

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    Suttie, S. A., Shaikh, I., Mullen, R., Amin, A. I., Daniel, T., & Yalamarthi, S. (2011). Outcome of right- and left-sided colonic and rectal cancer following surgical resection. Colorectal Disease, 13(8), 884-889. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-1318.2010.02356.x