High vascular ligation and wide mesenteric resection in rectal cancer

Brian J. Dunkin, B. A. Orkin

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Abstract

Although perioperative care has improved markedly over the past 50 years, our ability to surgically cure patients with colorectal carcinoma has changed little. This article discusses the use of high vascular ligation and radical lymphatic clearance in the approach to rectal carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)38-49
Number of pages12
JournalProblems in General Surgery
Volume12
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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