Laparoscopic TME with sphincter-saving for rectal cancer: 217 procedures

Di Palo, Saverio and Tamburini, Andrea and Orsenigo, Elena and Ronzoni, M. and Vignali, Andrea and Staudacher, Carlo (2009) Laparoscopic TME with sphincter-saving for rectal cancer: 217 procedures. Il giornale di chirurgia, 30 (5 Supp). p. 42. ISSN 1971-145X

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We present 217 laparoscopic TME with sphincter-saving. Conversion rate was 5.9%. Overall 30-days morbidity rate was 31.3% (anastomotic leak 17.5%) without mortality. Mean hospital stay was 8.6 days. After a median follow-up of 72 months, local recurrence rate was 5.9%. Laparoscopic TME is a safe procedure respect surgical outcome and local control.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rectal cancer, TME, sphincter-saving procedure, Laparoscopy
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 617 Rami vari della medicina; Chirurgia
Depositing User: Nadia Del Gobbo
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2016 15:47
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2016 16:36

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