Intervention Protocol

Closed versus open approach in laparoscopic colorectal surgery

  1. Bello A Magaji1,*,
  2. Foong Ming Moy1,
  3. April Camilla Roslani2,
  4. Chee Wei Law2,
  5. Brian S Buckley3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group

Published Online: 16 FEB 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003547.pub3


How to Cite

Magaji BA, Moy FM, Roslani AC, Law CW, Buckley BS. Closed versus open approach in laparoscopic colorectal surgery (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003547. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003547.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Julius Centre University of Malaya, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia

  2. 2

    Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Department of Surgery, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia

  3. 3

    National University of Ireland, Department of General Practice, Galway, Ireland

*Bello A Magaji, Julius Centre University of Malaya, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, 50603, Malaysia. drmagaji@siswa.um.edu.my. mbarkilla@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 16 FEB 2011

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The aim of this review is to compare the 'closed’ and ‘open’ approaches of creating pneumoperitoneum in laparoscopic colorectal surgery in terms of major and minor complications and other patient and procedure related outcomes.