Coloanal Anastomosis

A surgical procedure in which the colon is attached to the anus after the rectum has been removed.
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2006
Review
2006
BACKGROUND AND METHODS The comparative benefits and drawbacks of straight coloanal anastomosis (CAA), colonic J-pouch and… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE The technique of intersphincteric resection permits sphincter preservation with good oncologic results in very low rectal… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The feasibility of laparoscopic rectal resection in patients with mid or low rectal cancer was studied prospectively… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND To determine if preoperative radiation therapy allows sphincter preservation in the treatment of rectal cancer… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Functional outcome after rectal excision with coloanal anastomosis is improved by construction of a colonic J pouch… (More)
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1997
1997
PURPOSE Improved functional results can be obtained by construction of a colonic J-pouch after coloanal anastomosis. Variability… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Twenty patients (13 men) with low rectal cancer, median (range) age 64.5 (38-83) years were prospectively randomized to undergo… (More)
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1995
1995
PURPOSE Different studies have shown that low colorectal and coloanal anastomosis often yield poor functional results. The aim of… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
PURPOSE To determine if preoperative radiation therapy allows sphincter preservation in the treatment of rectal cancer. METHODS… (More)
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1992
1992
Between 1977 and 1987, 519 patients underwent operation for rectal carcinoma. Sixty-three patients underwent intersphincteric… (More)
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