Factors Associated With Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colorectal Cancer in Emergency Settings.


Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. Electronic address: [Email]


Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is associated with improved colorectal cancer (CRC) outcomes, but it is used less frequently in emergency settings. We aimed to assess patient-level factors associated with emergency presentation for CRC and the use of MIS in emergency versus elective settings.


Colorectal cancer,Emergency surgery,Health disparities,Minimally invasive surgery,Retrospective study,

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