Efficacy of proximal colectomy for surgical management of right-sided first colorectal cancer in Lynch Syndrome mutation carriers

Molly J. Hiatt, Murray Joseph Casey, Henry T. Lynch, Carrie L. Snyder, Mark Stacey, Ryan W. Walters

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Abstract

Background: This study analyzes the occurrence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in Lynch syndrome (LS) mutation carriers, interval until diagnosis of metachronous CRC, and survival after proximal colectomy (PC) compared with total (TC) and subtotal colectomy (STC) for right-sided first CRC in LS mutation carriers. Methods: Sixty-four LS mutation carriers with right-sided first CRC treated with PC or TC + STC were confirmed by clinical records. Bivariate analyses were examined for significance and life tables were generated for risk of metachronous CRC and survival estimates following surgery. Results: One of 16 (6.3%) mutation carriers treated with TC + STC developed subsequent CRC compared with 13/48 (27%) treated by PC. There was no significant difference in survival estimates between PC compared with TC + STC through 25 years after surgery. Conclusion: Risk of subsequent CRC and survival estimates following PC and TC + STC should be considered in surgical management of right-sided first CRC in LS mutation carriers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-105
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Surgery
Volume216
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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