[Deep rectal cancer: selection of surgical methods in relation to site and extension].

  • Francesca Gall
  • Published 1989 in
    Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie. Supplement II…

Abstract

The procedure of choice for most pT1 and a few pT2 tumors in the lower-third of the rectum is excision or local endoscopic polypectomy. In 602 radically resected low rectal carcinomas, the local recurrence rate for LAR was 18% and for APE 17%. There was no difference in local recurrence for UICC stage I and II tumors with a small (less than or equal to 2 cm… (More)

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