The double stapling technique for low anterior resection of rectal carcinoma.

@article{Feinberg1986TheDS,
  title={The double stapling technique for low anterior resection of rectal carcinoma.},
  author={Samuel M. Feinberg and Fabrice Parker and Zane Cohen and Colin Jamieson and Eugene D. Myers and R H Railton and Bernard Langer and Hartley S. Stern and Robin S. McLeod},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1986},
  volume={29 12},
  pages={885-90}
}
The double stapling technique (TA-55 and EEA staplers) was used to perform low anterior resections for rectal carcinomas in 79 patients (49 men, 30 women). The mean age was 66 years (range, 38 to 85 years). Curative resections were performed in 68 patients, and palliative resections in 11 patients. The mean level of the cancer from the dentate line was 9 cm… CONTINUE READING