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Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer

Chapter

Abstract

Abdominoperineal resection is used for low rectal cancers not amenable to sphincter-preserving techniques. This chapter describes the technique of open abdominoperineal resection.

Keywords

Pelvic Floor Posterior Vaginal Wall Presacral Space Pelvic Peritoneum Vaginal Introitus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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