Meta-analysis of reconstruction techniques after low anterior resection for rectal cancer.

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BACKGROUND Options for reconstruction after low anterior resection (LAR) for rectal cancer include straight or side-to-end coloanal anastomosis (CAA), colonic J pouch and transverse coloplasty. This systematic review compared these techniques in terms of function, surgical outcomes and quality of life. METHODS A systematic literature search (MEDLINE… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9782

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@article{Httner2015MetaanalysisOR, title={Meta-analysis of reconstruction techniques after low anterior resection for rectal cancer.}, author={Felix Jakob H{\"u}ttner and Solveig Tenckhoff and K. Jensen and Lorenz Uhlmann and Yakup Kulu and Markus W. B{\"u}chler and Markus Karl Diener and Andrew S Ulrich}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={2015}, volume={102 7}, pages={735-45} }