publication . Article . 2017

Anastomotic leakage after sphincter-sparing surgery in a young woman diagnosed with low rectal cancer - case report

Denis Aslan; Adrian Bordea; Traean Burcoș;
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  • Published: 01 May 2017 Journal: Journal of Clinical and Investigative Surgery, volume 2, pages 45-53 (eissn: 2559-5555, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Digital ProScholar Media
Abstract
Rectal cancer is the third most common site for cancer in the world, with a high morbidity and mortality. The new techniques for the treatment of low rectal cancer have been improved recently, allowing sphincter-sparing surgery to be available for more patients, with an optimal oncological and functional outcome. The most fundamental advance in rectal cancer surgery was the concept of total mesorectal resection (TME) introduced by Heald in 1982. Association with neoadjuvant radio-chemotherapy determines regression of the disease by “down staging” the tumors and allows for sphincter-sparing surgery to be performed, with low recurrence rate and increased overall s...
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free text keywords: Sphincter, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, business.industry, business, Anastomosis, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Colorectal cancer, medicine.disease, rectal cancer, anastomotic leakage, mechanic anastomosis, R
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publication . Article . 2017

Anastomotic leakage after sphincter-sparing surgery in a young woman diagnosed with low rectal cancer - case report

Denis Aslan; Adrian Bordea; Traean Burcoș;