Comparative study between transanal tube and loop ileostomy in low anterior resection for mid rectal cancer: a retrospective single center trial

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PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy and safety of the transanal tube (TAT) in preventing anastomotic leak (AL) in rectal cancer surgery. METHODS Clinical data of the patients who underwent curative surgery for mid rectal cancer from February 2010 to February 2014 were reviewed retrospectively. Rectal cancers arising 5 to 10 cm above the anal verge were… (More)
DOI: 10.4174/astr.2015.88.5.260

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@inproceedings{Kim2015ComparativeSB, title={Comparative study between transanal tube and loop ileostomy in low anterior resection for mid rectal cancer: a retrospective single center trial}, author={Min-Ki Kim and Dae-Youn Won and Jin-Kwon Lee and Won-Kyung Kang and Jun-Gi Kim and Seong Taek Oh}, booktitle={Annals of surgical treatment and research}, year={2015} }