Intersphincteric Resection and Coloanal Anastomosis in Treatment of Distal Rectal Cancer

@inproceedings{ipe2012IntersphinctericRA,
  title={Intersphincteric Resection and Coloanal Anastomosis in Treatment of Distal Rectal Cancer},
  author={G{\"o}khan Çipe and Mahmut Muslumanoglu and Erkan Yardimci and Naim Memmi and Erhan Ayşan},
  booktitle={International journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2012}
}
In the treatment of distal rectal cancer, abdominoperineal resection is traditionally performed. However, the recognition of shorter safe distal resection line, intersphincteric resection technique has given a chance of sphincter-saving surgery for patients with distal rectal cancer during last two decades and still is being performed as an alternative choice of abdominoperineal resection. The first aim of this study is to assess the morbidity, mortality, oncological, and functional outcomes of… CONTINUE READING