Intraoperative blood loss during surgical treatment of low-rectal cancer by abdominosacral resection is higher than during extra-levator abdominosacral amputation of the rectum


INTRODUCTION Abdominosacral resection (ASR) usually required blood transfusions, which are virtually no longer in use in the modified abdominosacral amputation of the rectum (ASAR). The aim of this study was to compare the intra-operative bleeding in low-rectal patients subjected to ASR or ASAR. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included low-rectal cancer… (More)
DOI: 10.5114/aoms.2014.42582


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