Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 44, Issue 7, pp 915–919 | Cite as

Consensus statement of definitions for anorectal physiology and rectal cancer

Report of the tripartite consensus conference on definitions for anorectal physiology and rectal cancer, Washington, D.C., May 1, 1999
  • Ann C. Lowry
  • Clifford L. Simmang
  • Paul Boulos
  • K. Chip Farmer
  • Paul J. Finan
  • Neil Hyman
  • Mark Killingback
  • David Z. Lubowski
  • Richard Moore
  • Campbell Penfold
  • Paul Savoca
  • Russell Stitz
  • Joe J. Tjandra
Consensus Statement
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Keywords

Public Health Rectal Cancer Consensus Statement Anorectal Physiology 

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© The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ann C. Lowry
    • 1
  • Clifford L. Simmang
    • 1
  • Paul Boulos
    • 2
  • K. Chip Farmer
    • 3
  • Paul J. Finan
    • 2
  • Neil Hyman
    • 1
  • Mark Killingback
    • 3
  • David Z. Lubowski
    • 3
  • Richard Moore
    • 1
  • Campbell Penfold
    • 3
  • Paul Savoca
    • 1
  • Russell Stitz
    • 3
  • Joe J. Tjandra
    • 3
  1. 1.From The American Society of Colon and Rectal SurgeonsUSA
  2. 2.The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and IrelandUK
  3. 3.Colorectal Surgical Society of AustraliaAustralia

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