Complete mesocolic excision as a standard surgical treatment for colon cancer: a consensus

Kwangmin Kim, Young-Wan Kim


Complete mesocolic excision (CME) with central vascular ligation (CVL) has become popular in recent years. However, the indications and operational guidelines for CME are still debated. Zheng et al. (1) published a valuable report highlighting the role of CME in colon cancer. This study contains several key questions exploring the CME technique and responses from expert colorectal surgeons worldwide.