Recurrent abscess after primary successful endo-sponge treatment of anastomotic leakage following rectal surgery.

@article{Riss2010RecurrentAA,
  title={Recurrent abscess after primary successful endo-sponge treatment of anastomotic leakage following rectal surgery.},
  author={Stefan Riss and Anton Stift and Caroline Kienbacher and B Dauser and Ingrid Haunold and Stefan Kriwanek and Wolfgang Radlsboek and Michael Bergmann},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 36},
  pages={4570-4}
}
AIM To assess long-term efficacy of initially successful endo-sponge assisted therapy. METHODS Between 2006 and 2009, consecutive patients who had undergone primary successful endo-sponge treatment of anastomotic leakage following rectal cancer surgery were enrolled in the study. Patients were recruited from 6 surgical departments in Vienna. Clinical and oncologic outcomes were assessed through routine endoscopic and radiologic follow-up examination. RESULTS Twenty patients (7 female, 13… CONTINUE READING

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