Surgical Emergencies in Colorectal Malignancies-Patient Profile Analysis

Date 29 June 2016
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016 - Abstracts book
Presenter M. Thangasamy Bharathi
Citation Annals of Oncology (2016) 27 (2): 1-85. 10.1093/annonc/mdw199
Authors M. Thangasamy Bharathi1, S. Jain1, R. Meena2, M. Badgujar1
  • 1Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, India, /
  • 2SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India, /

Abstract

The incidence of colorectal cancer in India is lower than that in the western countries, and it is the eighth leading cancer in India. But still the number of colorectal malignancies which present to the emergency department (ED) are significantly higher than the west. The aim of this study is to determine the factors which play a key role in patient's profile which make them end up in ED.