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Total pelvic exenteration with distal sacrectomy for fixed recurrent rectal cancer in the pelvis.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diseases of the colon and rectum
Publication Date
Volume
47
Issue
12
Identifiers
PMID: 15657653
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Strict patient selection makes total pelvic exenteration with distal sacrectomy a feasible radical approach for fixed recurrent tumor. Careful performance of this surgical procedure along with the proper steps to decrease blood loss should achieve a favorable learning curve and low rate of surgical complications.

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