Adenocarcinoma of the lower third of the rectum surgically treated with a

S. Andreola, E. Leo, F. Belli, G. Bonfanti, G. Sirizzotti, P. Greco, F. Valvo, G. Tomasic, G. F. Gallino

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Abstract

Background: Recent reports suggest that a distal clearance (DC) of 10 mm at the lower surgical margin may be considered adequate in the surgical treatment of rectal cancer, but there are no data on the possible adequacy of a

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)611-615
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Surgical Oncology
Volume8
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Distal clearance
  • Local recurrence
  • Rectal adenocarcinoma
  • Sphincter-saving surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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    Andreola, S., Leo, E., Belli, F., Bonfanti, G., Sirizzotti, G., Greco, P., Valvo, F., Tomasic, G., & Gallino, G. F. (2001). Adenocarcinoma of the lower third of the rectum surgically treated with a . Annals of Surgical Oncology, 8(7), 611-615. https://doi.org/10.1245/aso.2001.8.7.611