Total anorectal reconstruction with a double dynamic graciloplasty after abdominoperineal reconstruction for low rectal cancer.

@article{Geerdes1997TotalAR,
  title={Total anorectal reconstruction with a double dynamic graciloplasty after abdominoperineal reconstruction for low rectal cancer.},
  author={Bas P Geerdes and Frans A N Zoetmulder and Erik Heineman and E J Vos and M J Rongen and Cor G. M. I. Baeten},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1997},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={698-705}
}
PURPOSE Total anorectal reconstruction with a double dynamic graciloplasty was performed after abdominoperineal reconstruction (APR) for low rectal cancer. In four patients an additional pouch was constructed to improve neorectal motility and capacity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the results in the first 20 patients and to report on the preliminary results of patients with an additional pouch. METHODS Twenty patients with a mean age of 52 (range, 25-71) years and a rectal tumor at a… CONTINUE READING

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