Survival After Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
Laparoscopic procedures for Colorectal Carcinoma are taking place in the modern era of
surgery, It was not proven yet to show pure advantage over the open colectomies.
These Procedures require highly skilled stuff with long learning curve, Financial
sources,Increasing operation length.
This retrospective study intends to show that the outcome of the overall survival is better
in Laparoscopic patients.
All data about patients who had laparoscopic colectomies due to carcinoma in Surgery A
department in Souraski Medical Center was recorded prospectively since the operation day
The retrospective follow up will be collected from the outpatient clinic, the Oncology
clinic and by questionnare to the patients.
We wish to show that patients who were operated laparoscopy have better survival, better
quality of life postoperatively.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Shmuel Avital, md
Tel Aviv Souraski Medical Center
United States: Food and Drug Administration