Total pelvic exenteration for locally advanced colorectal carcinoma--postoperative complications.

@article{Shirouzu1995TotalPE,
  title={Total pelvic exenteration for locally advanced colorectal carcinoma--postoperative complications.},
  author={Kazuo Shirouzu and Hiroharu Isomoto and T Morodomi and Y Ogata and Y Akagi and Teruo Kakegawa},
  journal={The Kurume medical journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={33-7}
}
This study was designed to clarify the postoperative major complications of total pelvic exenteration for locally advanced colorectal cancer. Twenty-six patients (primary disease: 17, recurrent disease: 9) were retrospectively studied. Major complications developed in 30.8% (8 of 26); in 23.5% (4 of 17) for a primary disease and in 44.4% (4 of 9) for a recurrent disease. Only 2 patients (7.7%) died within 30 days after the operation; one patient died of hepatic failure and another of pelvic… CONTINUE READING