Pelvic exenteration for advanced rectal carcinoma

Frederic E. Eckhauser, S. Martin Lindenauer, George W. Morley

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Twelve patients with advanced rectal cancer and no evidence of extrapelvic metastases underwent pelvic exenteration. The operative mortality rate was 8.3 per cent. Determinate 3 and 5 year survival rates of 54 and 37 per cent were achieved. Criteria for the selection of patients and techniques of supravesical urinary diversion are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)411-414
Number of pages4
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1979
Externally publishedYes

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  • Surgery


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