Does laparoscopic colorectal surgery reduce training opportunity?

K Shalli, B Griffiths, ZH Krukowski, EH Aly, T Mcadam, NR Binnie

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The uptake of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in the U.K. has been slow. Steep learningcurve, controversies with regard to oncological safety and small number of randomised trials areamongst the reasons cited for such delay. This indirectly affected training opportunity in laparoscopiccolorectal surgery. The aim of this study is to review our experience in laparoscopic colorectal surgeryover the last 8 years.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberP070
Pages (from-to)36
Number of pages1
JournalColorectal Disease
Issue numberSuppl. 3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2010

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Volume12, Issues3 Special Issue: Abstracts of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the European Society of Coloproctology 22-25 September 2010, Sorrento, Italy


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