Sacropelvic resection and intraoperative electron irradiation in the management of recurrent anorectal cancer.

@article{Magrini1996SacropelvicRA,
  title={Sacropelvic resection and intraoperative electron irradiation in the management of recurrent anorectal cancer.},
  author={Stefano Magrini and Heidi Nelson and Leonard L. Gunderson and Franklin H. Sim},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1996},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={1-9}
}
PURPOSE To provide local control and palliation of pain, a multimodal ity approach, including external beam radiation therapy, surgical resection, and intraoperative electron irradiation (IOERT), has been used for patients with locally advanced anal or recurrent rectal cancers involving the sacrum. METHODS Sixteen consecutive patients (11 males; 5 females; ages, 44-76) underwent surgical exploration, sacrectomy, and IOERT, between 1990 and 1994. RESULTS Proximal extent of resection was S2-3… CONTINUE READING
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