Welcome to our Clinical Papers section. These articles offer insights into the uses and benefits of minimally invasive approaches in the colorectal field.
A comparison of laparoscopically-assisted and open colectomy for colon cancer. The Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Therapy Study Group. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2004; 350(20): 2050-2059.
Lawrence DM, Pasquale MD, Wasser TE. Laparoscopic versus open sigmoid colectomy for diverticulitis. The American Surgeon. 2003; 69(6): 449-503.
Roswell M, Bello M, Hemingway DM. Circumferential muscosectomy (stapled hemorrhoidectomy) versus conventional hemorrhoidectomy: randomised controlled trial. The Lancet. 2000; 355: 789-781.
Senagore AJ, Singer M, Abcarian H, et al. A prospective, randomized, controlled multicenter trial comparing stapled hemorrhoidopexy and Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy: perioperative and one-year results. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2004; 47(11): 1824-1836.