Comparison of the Oncologic Outcomes of Transanal Excision and Conventional Radical Surgery in Patients with Pathologic Stage I Rectal Cancer.


UNLABELLED METHODOLOGY/AIMS: This study was conducted to compare the oncologic outcomes of transanal excision and radical resection in pathologic stage I rectal cancer. Ninety-six consecutive patients with stage I rectal cancer treated surgically between January 2000 and December 2009 were enrolled. Thirty-one patients underwent full-thickness transanal… (More)