Laparoscopic Surgery Does Not Increase Recurrence of Colon Cancer
Minimally invasive surgical surgery or known as laparoscopy becomes the new standard of tumor handling in colon cancer. Often heard of laparoscopic surgery increases the risk of colon cancer recurrence. Though it is not true. Dr Eko Priatno SpB-KBD from RS Pondok Indah-Puri Indah said the layman’s perception of laparoski is like that. Laparoscopy uses tools and cameras to see and remove cancerous tumors, in contrast to open surgery in which the patient’s abdomen is dissected and a cancerous tumor is removed
Originally a doubt for laparoscopy was it. Can heal properly? Because if the surgery opens open dibelek belly continues to look all and the tumor removed until clean, “” said Dr. Eko, in a media meeting at Plaza Senayan, Jl Asia Afrika, South Jakarta.
However, studies have shown that the risk of laparoscopic cancer recurrence is similar to that of open surgery. In another study also mentioned the risk of recurrence increased depending on the stage of the disease, not because of the surgical techniques used
Well, because studies prove the risk of recurrence is the same, then there is nothing else to be afraid of. Now laparoscopic instead of being the main standard because in addition to the pain is reduced considerably, the scars are left small between 0.5 to 1 cm. While the open surgery can be up to 10 cm, “” he said again. Read also: CHAPTER Pain and Blood, Hemorrhoid or Colon Cancer Signs explained, the risk of cancer recurrence is greater if the stage of disease is higher. In patients with stage 3 or 4 cancer, patients may have the same cancer within 5-10 tahun.Hal, according to Dr. Eko, occurs due to cancer cells that have spread. In stage 4 cancer patients, cancer cells not only exist in the tumor, but may have spread throughout the body so that the risk of developing other cancers will increase. While patients with stage 1 and 2 can have no recurrence at all. Condition, the disease is found in mild stage conditions and patients make lifestyle changes to be healthier
Do not smoke, do not drink alcohol, do not overdo the weight, reduce consumption of red meat, these things can prevent colon cancer, “” he said. Read also: Colon Cancer Risk Can Down to Half with Coffee
(mrs / vit)