Impact of anastomotic leakage on long-term oncologic outcome and its related factors in rectal cancer

@inproceedings{Noh2016ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of anastomotic leakage on long-term oncologic outcome and its related factors in rectal cancer},
  author={Gyoung Tae Noh and Yeo Shen Ann and Chinock Cheong and Jeonghee Han and Min Soo Cho and Hyuk Hur and Byung Soh Min and Kang Young Lee and Nam Kyu Kim},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Anastomotic leakage (AL) is a well-known cause of morbidity after low anterior resection (LAR) for rectal cancer, but its impact on oncologic outcome is not well understood. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of AL on long-term oncologic outcome and to identify factors associated with AL that may affect prognosis after LAR for rectal cancer… CONTINUE READING