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[Low anterior resection of the rectum with total mesorectal excision--immediate results].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista medico-chirurgicală̆ a Societă̆ţ̜ii de Medici ş̧i Naturaliş̧ti din Iaş̧i
Publication Date
Volume
115
Issue
2
Pages
460–465
Identifiers
PMID: 21870741
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Healing of the colorectal anastomosis remains the major problem with low anterior resection of the rectum. Protective ileostomy reduces the risk of serious complications in the event of anastomotic fistula.

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