Local recurrence of low rectal cancer after abdominoperineal and anterior resection.

@article{Rullier1997LocalRO,
  title={Local recurrence of low rectal cancer after abdominoperineal and anterior resection.},
  author={Eric Rullier and Christophe R Laurent and Juan Carles and Jean Saric and Philippe Michel and Michel Parneix},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={525-8}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the risk of local recurrence between two groups of patients with low rectal cancer treated by either abdominoperineal resection (APR) or anterior resection. METHODS From 1982 to 1992, 106 low rectal cancers (tumour situated 3-8 cm from the anal verge), of Dukes stage B and C were treated by… CONTINUE READING