What Is the Place of Intersphincteric Resection When Operating on Low Rectal Cancer?


Operating on low rectal cancer by performing an intersphincteric resection (ISR) with coloanal anastomosis has been adopted as an alternative to abdominoperineal excision (APE) following Schiessel et al. report in 1994, as it preserves the sphincter and avoids the need for a permanent stoma. We undertook a review of the recent literature specifically… (More)
DOI: 10.5402/2012/585484


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