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Surgical team three is a division of the surgical department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Based at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, it provides an acute general surgical service and also provides specialist care in the field of colorectal surgery. It is the regional tertiary referral center for the New Territories East Cluster.
Laparoscopic vs open colectomy
The role of Laparoscopic colectomy for colorectal cancer is currently under prospective studies from all over the world. Several manuscripts have been published on this matter by Team three:
Laparoscopic resection of rectosigmoid carcinoma: prospective randomised trial.
Lancet. 2004 Apr 10;363(9416):1187-92.
Laparoscopic total colectomy for colorectal cancers: a comparative study.
Surg Endosc. 2006 Aug;20(8):1193-6. Epub 2006 Jul 24.
Emergency Laparoscopic-assisted versus Open Right Hemicolectomy for Obstructing Right-sided Colonic Carcinoma: A Comparative Study of Short-term Clinical Outcomes.
World J Surg. 2008 Jan 16; [Epub ahead of print]
Telerobotic-assisted laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection for low rectal cancer: report of the first case in Hong Kong and China with an updated literature review.
World J Gastroenterol. 2007 May 7;13(17):2514-8. Review.
The team is committed in maintaining a high standard of care for our patients and continue the development of research in colorectal disorders.