Oncologic Outcome of Intersphincteric Resection for Very Low Rectal Cancer

@article{Sait2009OncologicOO,
  title={Oncologic Outcome of Intersphincteric Resection for Very Low Rectal Cancer},
  author={Norio Sait{\^o} and Masanori Sugito and Masaaki Ito and Akihiro Kobayashi and Yusuke Nishizawa and Yasuo Yoneyama and Yuji Nishizawa and Nozomi Minagawa},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={1750-1756}
}
In 2000 we launched a prospective program of intersphincteric resection (ISR) for very low rectal cancer. In this study we compared the oncologic outcome of patients who underwent ISR with the outcome of patients who underwent abdominoperineal resection (APR). The data of 202 patients with very low rectal cancer who underwent curative ISR (n = 132) or curative APR (n = 70) between 1995 and 2006 were analyzed. Patients were divided into ISR and APR groups. Survival and local recurrence were… CONTINUE READING

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