Book 2012

Intersphincteric Resection for Low Rectal Tumors

ISBN: 978-3-7091-0928-1 (Print) 978-3-7091-0929-8 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Pathology of low rectal cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-9

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

  3. Preoperative diagnostic procedures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

    2. Chapter

      Pages 13-23

      Endorectal ultrasound for preoperative staging

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-40

      Intersphincteric resection: MRI for staging

  4. Preoperative therapeutic options

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 41-41

    2. Chapter

      Pages 43-53

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

  5. Surgery of low rectal cancer: Intersphincteric resection and its modifications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

    2. Chapter

      Pages 57-63

      Surgical anatomy in intersphincteric resection

    3. Chapter

      Pages 65-72

      The history of rectal resection: The quest for sphincter preservation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 73-84

      Surgical technique of intersphincteric resection

    5. Chapter

      Pages 85-97

      The laparoscopic technique of intersphincteric rectum resection

    6. Chapter

      Pages 99-109

      Laparoscopic intersphincteric resection for ultra-low rectal cancer

    7. Chapter

      Pages 111-119

      A concept of sphincter salvage in low rectal cancer

    8. Chapter

      Pages 121-129

      Oncologic and functional outcomes of external sphincter resection

    9. Chapter

      Pages 131-138

      Intersphincteric resection for very low rectal cancer

    10. Chapter

      Pages 139-144

      ISR practice and experience for extra-low rectal cancer in China

    11. Chapter

      Pages 145-152

      Intersphincteric resection of low rectal tumors: Experience from a German Cancer Center

    12. Chapter

      Pages 153-158

      Transanal abdominal transanal proctosigmoidectomy with descending coloanal anastomosis (the TATA procedure) for low rectal cancer treated with chemoradiation

    13. Chapter

      Pages 159-163

      Robot-assisted intersphincteric resection

  6. Postoperative function

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

    2. Chapter

      Pages 167-172

      Quality of life following rectal resection

    3. Chapter

      Pages 173-176

      Do we need a pouch after intersphincteric resection?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 177-181

      Management of limitations for sphincter preservation and functional failure following intersphincteric resection

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 183-190