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Conventional approach x laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer treatment after neoadjuvant chemoradiation: results of a prospective randomized trial

Author(s): Araujo Sergio Eduardo Alonso | Sousa Jr Afonso Henrique da Silva e | Campos Fábio Guilherme Caserta Marysael de | Habr-Gama Angelita | Dumarco Rodrigo Blanco | Caravatto Pedro Paulo de Paris | Nahas Sergio Carlos | Silva José Hyppólito da | Kiss Desidério Roberto | Gama-Rodrigues Joaquim José

Journal: Revista do Hospital das Clínicas
ISSN 0041-8781

Volume: 58;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 133;
Date: 2003;
Original page

Keywords: Rectal cancer | Rectum | Laparoscopic resection | Abdominoperineal amputation

OBJECTIVE: The aims of this study were to evaluate the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection compared to conventional approach for surgical treatment of patients with distal rectal cancer presenting with incomplete response after chemoradiation. METHOD: Twenty eight patients with distal rectal adenocarcinoma were randomized to undergo surgical treatment by laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection or conventional approach and evaluated prospectively. Thirteen underwent laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection and 15 conventional approach. RESULTS: There was no significant difference (p

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