Postoperative morbidity and recurrence after local excision of rectal adenomas and rectal cancer by transanal endoscopic microsurgery.

@article{Endreseth2005PostoperativeMA,
  title={Postoperative morbidity and recurrence after local excision of rectal adenomas and rectal cancer by transanal endoscopic microsurgery.},
  author={Birger Henning Endreseth and Arne Wibe and M Svins{\aa}s and Ronald M{\aa}rvik and Helge Elliot Myrvold},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={133-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Tumours in the middle and upper part of the rectum are not easy accessible to local excision. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) has been recommended for excision of sessile adenomas in the middle and upper part of the rectum, and for small cancers in patients not fit for major surgery. The purpose of this study was to evaluate postoperative… CONTINUE READING