Laparoscopic versus open resection for colorectal liver metastases: The OSLO-COMET Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Surg 2018; 267: 199-207.

Published: 17th May 2018

Authors: Fretland ÅA, Dagenborg VJ, Bjørnelv GMW, Kazaryan AM, Kristiansen R, Fagerland MW et al.

Conclusion

Early outcomes were studied in this trial that included 280 procedures. The laparoscopic approach reduced postoperative complications up to 30 days (19 versus 31 per cent, P=0.021) and reduced hospital stay: 53 versus 96h, P<0.001.

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