J L Garrelon

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BACKGROUND The most important surgical complication following rectal resection with anastomosis is symptomatic anastomotic leakage, which is associated with a 6-22 per cent mortality rate. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the risk factors for clinical anastomotic leakage after anterior resection for cancer of the rectum. METHODS From(More)
Several studies have compared loop ileostomy with loop colostomy to defunction colorectal anastomoses. The discordant results may be due to the heterogeneity of the indications. We therefore performed a retrospective study to compare the two procedures in a homogeneous group of patients operated on electively for rectal cancer. Among 462 consecutive(More)
Ganglioneuroma is a benign neoplasm of the sympathetic nervous system most often arising in the posterior mediastinum, retroperitoneum, adrenal medulla and pelvis. The occurrence of ganglioneuroma in the skin is rare with only 10 cases reported in the literature. We report one additional case of primary ganglioneuroma arising in the cheek in a 42-year-old(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to assess the technical and functional results of total anorectal reconstruction with double dynamic graciloplasty after abdominoperineal resection (APR). PATIENTS AND METHODS From May 1995 to December 1996. 10 patients (6 males and 4 females), with a mean age of 54 years (range 39-74), underwent anorectal(More)
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