[Importance of rectal extirpation for the therapy concept of low rectal cancers].

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INTRODUCTION The main objective of surgery of rectal carcinomas is to avoid a permanent colostomy by sphincter-sparing surgical procedures. A variety of different abdominoperineal resection rates is described in the literature. MATERIAL/METHOD The study was performed in 2000 within the framework of a multicentric study including 282 hospitals. The purpose… (More)

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@article{Marusch2003ImportanceOR, title={[Importance of rectal extirpation for the therapy concept of low rectal cancers].}, author={Frank Marusch and Anders Koch and U. Schmidt and Lueder Hinrich Meyer and Roger F. Steinert and Matthias Pross and Ferdinand Koeckerling and H. Bauer and Klaus Schoenleben and H. J. Halbfass and J{\"u}rgen S. Scheele and Ingo Gastinger and Herren T. H. Lippert}, journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen}, year={2003}, volume={74 4}, pages={341-51; discussion 351-2} }