Local recurrence and survival after radical resection of rectal carcinoma.


The results of surgical treatment in 99 cases of rectal carcinoma operated on with curative intent by 26 surgeons were retrospectively analyzed and the resected specimens were reexamined according to the Astler-Coller staging system. No chemotherapy or radiotherapy had been given preoperatively. Local recurrence appeared within 5 years in 37% of the… (More)


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