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'Real-world' experience of colonic stents for obstructive colon cancer-feasible and safe with low morbidity and mortality
Aim: To define the 'real-world' incidence of technical and clinical success, morbidity and mortality in consecutive patients undergoing self-expanding metallic stent (SEMS) implantation for obstructive colonic cancer. ...
MRI in T staging of rectal cancer: How effective is it?
BACKGROUND: Rectal cancer constitutes about one-third of all gastrointestinal (GI) tract tumors. Because of the high recurrence rates (30%) in rectal cancer, it is vitally important to accurately stage these tumours ...
Long-term outcomes of biological mesh repair following extra levator abdominoperineal excision of the rectum: an observational study of 100 patients.
BACKGROUND: Current evidence suggests that pelvic floor reconstruction following extralevator abdominoperineal excision of rectum (ELAPER) may reduce the risk of perineal herniation of intra-abdominal contents. Options for ...