Intersphincteric Resection for Low Rectal Tumors

Editors: Schiessel, Rudolf, Metzger, Peter (Eds.)

  • The method is new and has gained great interest in the literature
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The work describes a new method of sphincter salvage in surgery of rectal cancer. Low tumors of the rectum are traditionally treated with amputation of the rectum. However, this operation is not well-received by patients, since it results in a permanent colostomy. By contrast, intersphincteric resection allows sphincter salvage even in low tumors and is now widely accepted among experts in the field of colorectal surgery. The book will describe the basics (pathology,physiology, radiology) as well as the surgical technique and its different modifications.

About the authors

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schiessel, Director of Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Surgical Oncology, Vienna

Univ.-Doz. Dr. Peter Metzger, Oberarzt, Sozialmedizinisches Zentrum Ost - Donauspital, Vienna

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • The pathological assessment of the surgical specimens originating from the lower rectum and anal canal

    Bogner, Barna

    Pages 3-9

  • Endorectal ultrasound for preoperative staging

    Loh, Bryan (et al.)

    Pages 13-23

  • Intersphincteric resection: MRI for staging

    Urban, Michael

    Pages 25-40

  • Selective non-operative management of distal rectal cancer: The Watch & Wait Protocol

    Habr-Gama, Angelita (et al.)

    Pages 43-53

  • Surgical anatomy in intersphincteric resection

    Kinugasa, Yusuke (et al.)

    Pages 57-63

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  • ISBN 978-3-7091-0928-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Intersphincteric Resection for Low Rectal Tumors
Editors
  • Rudolf Schiessel
  • Peter Metzger
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag/Wien
eBook ISBN
978-3-7091-0929-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7091-0929-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7091-0928-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7091-1723-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 194
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