Rectal cancer in anorectal malformation with rectovestibular fistula: sphincter-restoring surgery by anterior resection and dynamic vaginoanograciloplasty.

@article{Violi2001RectalCI,
  title={Rectal cancer in anorectal malformation with rectovestibular fistula: sphincter-restoring surgery by anterior resection and dynamic vaginoanograciloplasty.},
  author={Vincenzo Violi and Adamo Stefano Boselli and Leopoldo Sarli and Renato Costi and Luigi Roncoroni},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 7},
  pages={1043-8}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to describe and discuss the anosphincter-restoring procedure adopted in an adult patient with rectal cancer, affected by anorectal atresia and rectovestibular fistula not previously treated. METHODS After anterior resection and transverse dissection of the rectovaginal septum, a straight double-staple low colorectal anastomosis was performed. A subcutaneous tunnel was extended from the inter-rectovaginal space, surrounding the pseudoanal orifice. The tunnel… CONTINUE READING