The role of abdominoperineal resection as surgical therapy for anorectal melanoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Melanoma
  • Peritoneum
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • The extent of surgical treatment is not associated with outcome in primary anorectal melanoma. Therefore, LE of the primary tumor is recommended when technically feasible. The presence of PNI is an important prognostic factor and should be considered in future clinical trials.

publication date

  • December 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1856617

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.sla.0000225114.56565.f9

PubMed ID

  • 17122627

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1012

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 244

number

  • 6