Total Mesorectal Excision

Known as: TME 
Surgery for rectal cancer involving precise removal of an intact mesorectal envelope with tumor-free margins. Associated with local recurrence rates… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Tumorigenesis is a complex and dynamic process, consisting of three stages: initiation, progression, and metastasis. Tumors are… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The TME trial investigated the value of preoperative short-term radiotherapy in combination with total mesorectal… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Anastomotic leakage is a major complication of rectal cancer surgery. The aim of this study was to investigate risk… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVES Examine the cause of local recurrence (LR) and patient survival (S) following abdominoperineal resection (APR) and… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Short-term preoperative radiotherapy and total mesorectal excision have each been shown to improve local control of… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND This study aims to analyze the risk factors for anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection with the technique of… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To examine the role of total mesorectal excision in the management of rectal cancer. DESIGN A prospective consecutive… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Total mesorectal excision (TME) has been reported to reduce local recurrence and improve survival rates in patients… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Early results after rectal cancer surgery in a defined population were compared before and after the introduction of total… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Total mesorectal excision (TME) is reported to reduce local recurrence and improve survival rates in patients with… (More)
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