Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 120–120 | Cite as

Total mesorectal excision: A misnomer for a sound surgical approach

  • Pedro J. Morgado
Letters To The Editor


Public Health Surgical Approach Colorectal Surgery Total Mesorectal Excision 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    Heald RJ, Smedh RK, Kald A, Sexton R, Moran BJ. Abdominoperineal excision of the rectum—an endangered operation. Dis Colon Rectum 1997;40:747–51.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Testut L, Latarjet A. Tratado de anatomia humana. Barcelona: Salvat Ed., 1960:732–4.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Thorek P. Anatomy in surgery. Philadelphia: JB Lippincott, 1951:477–94.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro J. Morgado
    • 1
  1. 1.Caracas

Personalised recommendations