Mid-transverse Location in Primary Colon Tumor: A Poor Prognostic Factor?


Zenger S., Gurbuz B., Can U., Erginoz E., Ozata I. H., Kulle C. B., ...More

DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM, vol.65, no.6, pp.817-826, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/dcr.0000000000002083
  • Journal Name: DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, PASCAL, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.817-826
  • Keywords: Long-term outcome, Mid-transverse colon cancer, Prognostic factor, Tumor location, SIDED COLORECTAL-CANCER, LAPAROSCOPIC COLECTOMY, SURVIVAL, RESECTION, CARCINOMA, SURGERY, IMPACT, SITE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The location of colonic tumors has been linked to different clinical and oncologic outcomes. Transverse colon cancers are generally included as right colon cancers. Furthermore, hepatic and splenic flexure tumors are usually included as components of the transverse colon.