Book Volume 165 2005

Rectal Cancer Treatment

ISBN: 978-3-540-23341-1 (Print) 978-3-540-27449-0 (Online)

Table of contents (30 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-7

    Postoperative Pathophysiology and Choice of Incision

  3. Chapter

    Pages 8-13

    Fast-Track Colonic Surgery: Status and Perspectives

  4. Chapter

    Pages 14-20

    Fast-Track Surgery: The Heidelberg Experience

  5. Chapter

    Pages 21-29

    Rectal Cancer: A Compartmental Disease. The Mesorectum and Mesorectal Lymph Nodes

  6. Chapter

    Pages 30-39

    The Pathological Assessment of Total Mesorectal Excision: What Are the Relevant Resection Margins?

  7. Chapter

    Pages 40-45

    Is the Lateral Lymph Node Compartment Relevant?

  8. Chapter

    Pages 46-57

    Diagnostics of Rectal Cancer: Endorectal Ultrasound

  9. Chapter

    Pages 58-74

    Preoperative Staging of Rectal Cancer: The MERCURY Research Project

  10. Chapter

    Pages 75-81

    Rectal Cancer Management: Europe Is Ahead

  11. Chapter

    Pages 82-85

    Teaching Efforts to Spread TME Surgery in Sweden

  12. Chapter

    Pages 86-104

    Learning Curve: The Surgeon as a Prognostic Factor in Colorectal Cancer Surgery

  13. Chapter

    Pages 105-111

    Surgical Results of Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer in a Specialised Colorectal Unit

  14. Chapter

    Pages 112-119

    Total Mesorectal Excision: The Heidelberg Results after TME

  15. Chapter

    Pages 120-135

    Is Local Excision of T2/T3 Rectal Cancers Adequate?

  16. Chapter

    Pages 136-147

    Operative Treatment of Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer

  17. Chapter

    Pages 148-157

    Laparoscopic TME: Better Vision, Better Results?

  18. Chapter

    Pages 158-166

    Laparoscopic TME—The Surgeon's or the Patient's Preference

  19. Chapter

    Pages 167-179

    Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision—The Turin Experience

  20. Chapter

    Pages 180-190

    Evacuation of Neorectal Reservoirs after TME

  21. Chapter

    Pages 191-195

    Long-Term Functional Results After Straight or Colonic J-Pouch Coloanal Anastomosis

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