Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide, and radical resection is still the treatment of choice for its management however it has its own complications. Therefore determination of the modifiable risk factors for preoperative complications is particularly significant in patients undergoing colorectal surgery.
An observational study by B. Balci and team has revealed that vitamin D levels might be a potential risk factor for infectious complications in patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery.
The findings of the study are published in BMC Surgery
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