Pelvic reconstruction of the retroperitoneum after abdominoperineal resection of the rectum using full-thickness skin grafts.
- Published Article
Techniques in coloproctology
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 2004
8 Suppl 1
Reconstruction of the peritoneal gap after abdominoperineal resection of the rectum with full-thickness skin graft is a safe and effective method. The small intestine was effectively excluded from the pelvis allowing successful completion of adjuvant radiation therapy with minimal irradiation of the small intestine and effective prevention of radiation enteritis.
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