Book 2005

Rectal Cancer

New Frontiers in Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation


ISBN: 978-88-470-0342-2 (Print) 978-88-470-0343-9 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages X-XII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-21

    Rectal Cancer. Epidemiology and Burden of Disease

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-34

    Diagnostic Imaging: Diagnosis and Staging

  4. Chapter

    Pages 35-49

    Pre-Operative Staging: Endorectal Ultrasound

  5. Chapter

    Pages 51-56

    Predictive Markers in Physiology and Anatomy for Outcomes in Rectal Cancer Patients

  6. Chapter

    Pages 57-72

    Rectal Cancer: Pathological Features and their Relationship to Prognosis and Treatment

  7. Chapter

    Pages 73-77

    TME: How to Interpret the Favourable Results?

  8. Chapter

    Pages 79-83

    Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection (LPLD) in Rectal Cancer: an Overview

  9. Chapter

    Pages 85-88

    Controversial Issues in Rectal Cancer Surgery

  10. Chapter

    Pages 89-95

    Rectal Cancer and Quality of Life

  11. Chapter

    Pages 97-99

    Mechanical Bowel Preparation (MBP) and Probiotic Administration Before Colorectal Surgery

  12. Chapter

    Pages 101-106

    Indications for Local Excision in Rectal Cancer Surgery

  13. Chapter

    Pages 107-114

    Local Excision of Rectal Cancer: TEM

  14. Chapter

    Pages 115-129

    Low Anterior Resection

  15. Chapter

    Pages 131-136

    Actuality of Colo-Anal Anastomosis

  16. Chapter

    Pages 137-146

    Role of Colonic Reservoirs in Rectal Cancer Surgery

  17. Chapter

    Pages 147-155

    Functional Results of Sphincter-Preserving Operations for Rectal Cancer

  18. Chapter

    Pages 157-165

    Abdominoperineal Resection

  19. Chapter

    Pages 167-176

    Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery in Rectal Cancer

  20. Chapter

    Pages 177-182

    Total Anorectal Reconstruction with an Artificial Bowel Sphincter

  21. Chapter

    Pages 183-188

    Total Anorectal Reconstruction with Dynamic Graciloplasty

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