abdominal perineal resection


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Related to abdominal perineal resection: Hartmann procedure, Abdominoperineal excision

abdominal perineal resection

The surgical excision of the lower rectum and anus with the removal of the anal sphincter and placement of a colostomy.

Results
Local control, 60–80%; 60–90% 5-year survival; for larger lesions, radiation therapy and 5-FU and mitomycin are added to the regimen.