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rectosigmoidectomy

Known as: proctosigmoidectomy, rectosigmoid resection 
Surgical removal part or all of the sigmoid colon, and part or all of the rectum.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BackgroundThe authors’ group has previously described successful transanal rectosigmoid resection via natural orifice… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background The feasibility and safety of Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) transanal endoscopic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of discoid resection for the treatment of deep infiltrating endometriosis and whether it could… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
IntroductionTransanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) provides direct endoscopic access to the rectum and peritoneal cavity. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The current study was conducted to assess the long‐term results of reirradiation in patients with recurrent rectal carcinoma. 
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
AbstractBackground: In the past, intestinal endometriosis diagnosed at laparoscopy has generally required conversion to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To compare three methods of segmental lower colon resection for treatment of symptomatic intestinal endometriosis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A randomized trial was performed to compare abdominal resection rectopexy and pelvic floor repair (n = 10) with perineal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Between April 1989 and October 1991, 20 consecutive patients underwent perineal rectosigmoidectomy and coloanal anastomosis for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Anastomosis after resection of the rectosigmoid colon is often followed by leakage at the suture line. When occult leakage… Expand
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