Title: Prospective evaluation of anorectal function after total mesorectal excision for rectal carcinoma with or without preoperative radiotherapy
Authors: van Duijvendijk, P ×
Slors, JFM
Taat, CW
van Tets, WF
van Tienhoven, G
Obertop, H
Boeckxstaens, Guy #
Issue Date: Sep-2002
Publisher: Elsevier science inc
Series Title: American journal of gastroenterology vol:97 issue:9 pages:2282-2289
Abstract: Objective: Anorectal function is greatly disturbed after rectal surgery with or without radiotherapy (RT). To clarify the underlying mechanisms, we designed a prospective study to evaluate the effect of RT and surgery on anorectal function and clinical outcome of patients with a rectal carcinoma.
ISSN: 0002-9270
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Translational Research in GastroIntestinal Disorders
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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