2017 WSES Guidelines on Colon and Rectal Cancer Emergencies: Obstruction and Perforation

This is a clinical practice guideline for patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). The guideline provides recommendations for the management of emergencies including perforation and obstruction of the left or right colon. Ileostomy, colectomy, proctosigmoidectomy, and non-surgical procedures such as the use of self-expandable metallic stents (SEMSs), are discussed as potential management options.