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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2017, Article ID 5893890, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5893890
Research Article

Pulmonary Complications after Surgery for Rectal Cancer in Elderly Patients: Evaluation of Laparoscopic versus Open Approach from a Multicenter Study on 477 Consecutive Cases

1Department of Surgical Specialities and Nephrology, University of Naples “Federico II”, Naples, Italy
2Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
3Department of Surgical Oncology, Candiolo Cancer Institute-FPO IRCCS, Candiolo, Turin, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to Marco Milone; moc.liamg@dm.ocram.enolim

Received 10 July 2017; Revised 12 September 2017; Accepted 14 September 2017; Published 22 October 2017

Academic Editor: Fernando A. M. Herbella

Copyright © 2017 Marco Milone et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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