Sphincter preservation of leiomyosarcoma of the rectum and anus with local excision and brachytherapy Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenomatous Polyposis Coli
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Metastasis

abstract

  • In selected patients the use of conservative surgery followed by brachytherapy is a reasonable alternative to an abdominoperineal resection. However, more experience and longer follow-up are needed before this approach can be recommended routinely.

publication date

  • October 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/BF02234218

PubMed ID

  • 10528767

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1296

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 42

number

  • 10