Sacral resection for recurrent rectal cancer: analysis of morbidity and treatment results.


PURPOSE Composite sacropelvic resection for locally advanced recurrent rectal cancer is a high-risk procedure that benefits select patients. We reviewed our recent institutional experience to evaluate case selection, morbidity, and outcomes. METHODS Between 1987 and 2004, 29 patients underwent composite resection for recurrent locoregional rectal cancer… (More)


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