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Rectal Cancer treatment details. Surgery. University of Rome , Rome, Italy



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Treatments: Surgery
   
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Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Rome
   
Hospital: University of Rome
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 2/2001

Description:
Patients: Fifty-three patients with rectal carcinoma were part of this study (Dukes stages A-C).

Treatment: Treatment consisted of low anterior resection and total mesorectal excision (surgery), regardless of the location of the rectal cancer.

Toxicity: There were four major and eight minor complications, these included: clinical leakage, pneumonia, cardiac arrhythmia, wound infection, urinary tract infection, prolonged ileus, and radiologic leakage.

Results: The overall 5-year survival rate was 75%.

Correspondence: Adriano Tocchi, MD

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