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Table 4 Treatment options for OLCC

From: 2017 WSES guidelines on colon and rectal cancer emergencies: obstruction and perforation

Main options Choices among main options Ancillary manoeuvres among main option and choices
Loop colostomy (C) (bridge to resection or palliation)   
Primary resection with end colostomy: Hartmann’s procedure (HP)   
Resection and primary anastomosis (RPA) Total/subtotal colectomy (TC) Intraoperative colonic irrigation (ICI)
Manual decompression (MD)
Covering stoma
Segmental colectomy (SC)
Tube decompression   
Endoscopic colonic stenting by self-expanding metallic stents (SEMS) Bridge to surgery  
Palliation