Comparison of Transumbilical and Conventional Defunctioning Ileostomy in Laparoscopic Anterior Resections for Rectal Cancer.

@article{Eto2016ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of Transumbilical and Conventional Defunctioning Ileostomy in Laparoscopic Anterior Resections for Rectal Cancer.},
  author={Ken Eto and Makoto Kosuge and Masahisa Ohkuma and Koichiro Haruki and Kai Neki and Norio Mitsumori and Katsuhiro Ishida and Katsuhiko Yanaga},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2016},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={4139-44}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Laparoscopic surgery has made possible anterior resections with small incisions suitable for creating stomas. We retrospectively compared surgical results and stomal complications between transumbilical defunctioning ileostomy (TDI) and conventional defunctioning ileostomy (CDI) in laparoscopic anterior resections for rectal cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS We compared patients who underwent laparoscopic anterior resection with TDI (n=47) with those undergoing CDI (n=27) for rectal… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…