Colorectal Cancer: The Diagnosis and Management of Colorectal Cancer – Addendum to Clinical Guideline 131

A clinical practice guideline for acute bowel obstruction caused by colorectal cancer and patients with early stage rectal cancer. The guideline examines the efficacy of stenting and bowel resection as an alternative to emergency procedures, and less invasive treatments, including transanal endoscopic microsurgery, as first-line treatment for early stage cancer. Outcomes of interest include reduced hospital stay and improved bowel function.