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Influence of a defunctioning stoma on leakage rates after low colorectal anastomosis and colonic J pouch–anal anastomosis
Anal sphincter function is increasingly preserved following rectal excision for cancer and provides a better quality of life for patients than does a permanent colostomy. However, anastomoticExpand
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Effects of Preoperative Radiotherapy for Primary Resectable Rectal Adenocarcinoma on Male Sexual and Urinary Function
AbstractPURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine whether preoperative radiotherapy had an influence on the urinary and sexual function of patients having a sphincter-saving,Expand
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Results of reoperations in colorectal anastomotic strictures
PURPOSE: The incidence of colorectal anastomotic strictures varies from 3 to 30 percent. Most of these anastomotic strictures are simple narrowings shorter than 1 cm that can be successfully treatedExpand
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Long-term Results of Intersphincteric Resection for Low Rectal Cancer
Introduction:In the treatment of very low rectal cancer, a distal resection margin of more than 1 cm can be obtained by partial internal sphincteric resection, allowing a sphincter preservingExpand
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Causes and outcomes of pouch excision after restorative proctocolectomy
Pouch failure occurs in up to 10 per cent of patients after ileal pouch–anal anastomosis (IPAA). The aims of this study were to determine the reasons for pouch excision and to evaluate the outcome ofExpand
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Primary rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap for repair of perineal and vaginal defects after extended abdominoperineal resection
Significant morbidity can result from perineal wounds, particularly after radiotherapy and extensive resection for cancer. Myocutaneous flaps have been used to improve healing. The purpose of thisExpand
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Sutured Perineal Omentoplasty After Abdominoperineal Resection for Adenocarcinoma of the Lower Rectum
PURPOSEThis study was designed to describe and evaluate the efficacy of sutured perineal omentoplasty on perineal wound healing after abdominoperineal resection for adenocarcinoma of the lowerExpand
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Results of salvage abdominoperineal resection for anal cancer after radiotherapy
PURPOSE: Nonsurgical treatment of anal cancer by radiotherapy alone or combined with chemotherapy is the standard therapy for epidermoid carcinoma of the anal canal. Surgery is only recommended forExpand
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Clinical Effects of Preoperative Radiation Therapy on Anorectal Function After Proctectomy and Colonic J-Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
AbstractPURPOSE: Preoperative radiotherapy is increasingly used for certain rectal cancers, although some evidence suggests that it may adversely affect anorectal function. Reconstruction with aExpand
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Colonic J-Pouch-Anal Anastomosis for Rectal Cancer
AbstractPURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to review the different aspects of the colonic J-pouch reconstruction with special focus on functional results and complications METHODS: A MEDLINEExpand
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