Gok M.A.; Malik K.I.; Jeff A.; Sadat M.M.; Ward S.J.; Khan U.A; Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques,

Emergency versus elective colorectal resections for malignancy: A single centre experience

Colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common malignancy in men & women in
the UK. Colorectal cancer presents as a surgical emergency in 30% of cases as
obstruction, perforation, abdominal pain, haemorrhage or sepsis. Emergency colorectal
cancer has been associated with high post-operative morbidity & mortality. The aim of
the study is to assess emergency colorectal malignant resections at a District General
Hospital.

This is a retrospective study carried out since January 2007 till September 2013 at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

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