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Laparoscopic surgery as treatment for rectal cancer

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Title: Laparoscopic surgery as treatment for rectal cancer
Authors: Andersson, John
Issue Date: 11-May-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Surgery
Parts of work: I. A Randomized Trial of Laparoscopic versus Open Surgery for Rectal Cancer H. Jaap Bonjer, Charlotte L. Dreijen, Gabor A. Abis, Miguel A. Cuesta, Martijn H.G.M. van der Pas, Elly S.M. de Lange-de Klerk, Antonio M. Lacy, Willem A. Bemelman, John Andersson, Eva Angenete, Jacob Rosenberg, Alois Fuerst, Eva Haglind. New England Journal of Medicine 2015; 372(14): 1324-32.

II. Health-related quality of life after laparoscopic and open surgery for rectal cancer in a randomized trial Andersson J, Angenete E, Gellerstedt M, Angerås U, Jess P, Rosenberg J, Fuerst A, Bonjer J, Haglind E. British Journal of Surgery 2013; 100: 941–949.

III. Patient-reported genitourinary dysfunction after laparoscopic and open rectal cancer surgery in a randomized trial (COLOR II) Andersson J, Abis G, Gellerstedt M, Angenete E, Angerås U, Cuesta M A, Jess P, Rosenberg J, Bonjer, H J, Haglind E. British Journal of Surgery 2014; 101: 1272– 1279.

IV. Determinants of global quality of life in patients with rectal cancer John Andersson, Eva Angenete, Ulf Angerås, Martin Gellerstedt, Eva Haglind. Submitted manuscript
Date of Defence: 2015-05-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 maj 2015, kl 0900, Aulan, CK, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Östra
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Rectal neoplasms
Quality of life
Abstract: Introduction Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, with nearly 1.4 million new cases annually, of which about one third suffer from rectal cancer. Laparoscopic surgery has in several surgical fields shown faster recovery, shorter hospital stay, and less pain than open surgery. In rectal cancer surgery firm evidence is lacking regarding oncological safety. Moreover, patient-reported Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in clinical trial... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9397-2 (e-pub)
978-91-628-9396-5 (printed)
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