Closed versus open approach in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
Editorial Group: Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group
Published Online: 16 FEB 2011
Assessed as up-to-date: 31 OCT 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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.
- Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
- Published Online: 16 FEB 2011
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.