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Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2021) 39 (4): 325–333.
Published Online: 02 October 2020
... strategies for the prevention of local recurrences in rectal cancer. Summary: After implementation of the total mesorectal excision (TME), surgical resection of rectal adenocarcinoma with anterior resection or abdominoperineal excision (APE) allowed decrease in local recurrence (3% at 5 years). More recently...
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Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2015) 33 (1): 77–85.
Published Online: 17 December 2014
... cancer Rectal cancer Submucosal invasive cancer Lymph node metastasis Risk factor Histology Immunohistochemistry Colorectal adenomas are circumscribed benign lesions defined by the presence of dysplastic epithelium. Dysplasia can be low or high grade, depending on the degree...
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Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2012) 30 (Suppl. 2): 109–117.
Published Online: 23 November 2012
...Georgia Dedemadi; Steven D. Wexner Background/Aims: Evidence exists to support both surgical and nonoperative observational approaches to the management of patients with distal rectal cancer who achieve a complete response following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT). This article summarizes...
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Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2012) 30 (Suppl. 2): 2–8.
Published Online: 23 November 2012
... and excellent reporting according to national guidelines. Increasing use of a number of preoperative therapies and combinations in rectal cancer change the pathological features found and a standardised approach to the diagnosis of complete response is required. It touches upon the issues with frequent changes...
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Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2012) 30 (Suppl. 2): 85–90.
Published Online: 23 November 2012
... compared to classical local excision. Unsurprisingly, the indication expanded to small rectal cancer. There is still much debate, though, whether it is oncologically safe to perform TEM for rectal cancer. Much has been published about the need for proper patient selection, i.e. patients presenting a low...
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Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2012) 30 (Suppl. 2): 118–125.
Published Online: 23 November 2012
...Yakup Kulu; Alexis Ulrich; Markus W. Büchler It is well known that some patients with resectable rectal cancer benefit from preoperative radiotherapy in combination with or without chemotherapy. In order to reduce local recurrence and improve long-term survival, current guidelines advocate...
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Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2007) 25 (1): 56–66.
Published Online: 29 March 2007
...Louiza Vini During the past few decades, significant progress has been achieved in the management of rectal cancer with the introduction of total mesorectal excision. The role of radiotherapy in improving local control and survival has been investigated extensively. Randomized trials...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2007) 25 (1): 76–79.
Published Online: 29 March 2007
...Emanuele Lezoche; Maddalena Baldarelli; Angelo De Sanctis; Giovanni Lezoche; Mario Guerrieri Background: Local excision of rectal cancer is an alternative to radical resection but today its role surrounding the management of patients with early stage rectal cancer (T1-T2-N0) represents an important...
Journal Articles
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2005) 23 (2): 127–134.
Published Online: 09 December 2005
... adequate and can be performed with equivalent morbidity and mortality rates when compared to conventional surgery. In terms of rectal cancer, no level I evidence is available. However, short-term data from experienced centers do not report inferior oncologic outcome particularly related to laparoscopic...