Laparoscopic, open surgery have similar outcomes

05/19/2008 | U.S. News & World Report

A review of 12 international studies that included more than 3,300 patients shows the minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery provides a similar outcome for colon cancer patients as open surgery in short-term and five-year survival rates. The two options also have similar rates of cancer metastasis, cancer-related deaths, hernias and adhesions, researchers said.

View Full Article in:

U.S. News & World Report

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Market Access Manager Electrophysiology HEOR (AEP) - 15000003NZ
Menlo Park, CA
Sales Manager, Employer Programs
PartnerRe Health