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Previous studies on total mesorectal excision suggested dissection anterior to Denonvilliers' fascia, which might lead to intraoperative pelvic autonomic nerves injury and a high incidence of urogenital dysfunction.
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Name: Diseases of the colon and rectum
The transanal approach to total mesorectal excision (TaTME) as alternative to conventional anterior resection offers an improved view to otherwise restricted anatomical regions in obese and narrow mal...
Clinical Outcome After Rectal Replacement With Side-to-End, Colon-J-Pouch, or Straight Colorectal Anastomosis Following Total Mesorectal Excision: A Swiss Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Trial (SAKK 40/04).
To compare, in a phase 3, prospective, randomized, multi-center clinical trial functional outcome of reconstruction procedures following total mesorectal excision (TME).
The field of rectal cancer treatment is a dynamic and changing field, due to better understanding of the pathology and new medical treatment options, but perhaps mostly due to innovations in the surgi...
Rectal cancer is now an increasing problem in both developed and developing countries. In the last 7 years, minimally invasive surgery for this disease has entered a new era of transanal resection wit...
Total mesorectal excision (TME) is a rather new operation technique in the treatment of rectal cancer. It is known to reduce the rate of local recurrences. However, the influence on long-t...
This study is designed to evaluate the short-term and long-term results after transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME) for the resection of mid and low rectal cancer compared with lapar...
Patients with cT2-4aN0-2M0 mid- or low-rectal cancer received neoadjuvant chemotherapy or combined chemoradiotherapy. Good responders (cT0-1N0) patients received local excision 4-8 weeks a...
This study compared robot-assisted total mesorectal excision (RTME) and laparoscopic total mesorectal excision (LTME) with regard to urinary function, sexual function and sphincter- preser...
Total mesorectal excision (TME) has been prevailingly accepted as a crucial surgical intervention within the latest oncological therapeutic regime for mid-low rectal cancer. However, surgi...
Partial or total surgical excision of the tongue. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Surgical excision (total or partial) of a portion of the pericardium. Pericardiotomy refers to incision of the pericardium.
Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes. Its most common use is in cancer surgery. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p966)
Total or partial excision of the larynx.
Excision of part (partial) or all (total) of the esophagus. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
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