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Risk Factors of Park et al for Anastomotic Leakage Following Laparoscopic Resection of a Rectal Carcinoma

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Gastroenterology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Park et al identified a number of risk factors associated with an anastomotic leak following a laparoscopic resection of a rectal carcinoma. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from a diverting colostomy. The authors are from Kyungpook National University Medical Center in Daegu with the data collected from 11 institutions in Korea.

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