[Submucosal infiltration and local recurrence in pT1 low-risk rectal cancer treated by transanal endoscopic microsurgery].

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BACKGROUND The association between submucosal infiltration and tumor recurrence was analyzed by long-term follow-up of patients with pT1 "low risk" rectal carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty patients with pT1 rectal cancer of the upper and middle rectum were treated by transanal endoscopic microsurgery. All carcinomas fulfilled the low-risk criteria… (More)

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@article{Schfer2005SubmucosalIA, title={[Submucosal infiltration and local recurrence in pT1 low-risk rectal cancer treated by transanal endoscopic microsurgery].}, author={Hans Hendrik Sch{\"a}fer and Stephan Ernst Baldus and Friedrich Gasper and A. H. Hoelscher}, journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen}, year={2005}, volume={76 4}, pages={379-84} }