mesorectum

The fold of peritoneum, or mesentery, attached to the upper portion of the rectum and connecting it with the sacrum.
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2010
2010
PURPOSE In view of debate on the optimal surgical planes for total mesorectal excision, this study was designed to explore the… (More)
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2004
2004
Preoperative chemoradiation therapy (CRT) in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer allows for radical surgery with… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE Total mesorectal excision is an alternative surgical approach for resectable rectal cancer and is associated with… (More)
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2003
2003
The quality of total extirpation of the "mesorectum" nowadays determines the prognosis of rectal cancer but the planes of… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE We examined the frequency, mode, and extent of discontinuous spread of rectal cancer in the mesorectum to determine the… (More)
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2001
2001
PURPOSE Lymph node involvement is the most important prognostic factor when staging patients with colorectal cancer. The… (More)
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1995
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1995
Total mesorectal excision (TME) appears to be associated with a reduced local recurrence rate following surgery for rectal cancer… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
One hundred and three colorectal carcinoma specimens were examined to determine the value of the xylene and alcohol fat clearance… (More)
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1986
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1986
A 7 1/2-year consecutive series is presented from a district hospital with a policy of referring all rectal carcinomas to one… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Five cases are described where minute foci of adenocarcinoma have been demonstrated in the mesorectum several centimetres distal… (More)
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