Practice parameters for early colon cancer management: Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (Società Italiana di Chirurgia Colo-Rettale; SICCR) guidelines

Claudio Coco, A. Arezzo, F. Bianco, F. Agresta, R. Faletti, Z. Krivocapic, G. Rotondano, G. A. Santoro, N. Vettoretto, S. De Franciscis, A. Belli, G. M. Romano

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Abstract

Early colon cancer (ECC) has been defined as a carcinoma with invasion limited to the submucosa regardless of lymph node status and according to the Royal College of Pathologists as TNM stage T1 NX M0. As the potential risk of lymph node metastasis ranges from 6 to 17% and the preoperative assessment of lymph node metastasis is not reliable, the management of ECC is still controversial, varying from endoscopic to radical resection. A meeting on recent advances on the management of colorectal polyps endorsed by the Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery (SICCR) took place in April 2014, in Genoa (Italy). Based on this material the SICCR decided to issue guidelines updating the evidence and to write a position statement paper in order to define the diagnostic and therapeutic strategy for ECC treatment in context of the Italian healthcare system.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)577-585
Numero di pagine9
RivistaTechniques in Coloproctology
Volume19
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2015

Keywords

  • colon cancer

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