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.
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He used data from the National Center for Health Statistics' National Hospital Discharge Survey to determine that during 1989-2004, just under 12,900,000 adults underwent total colectomy, partial excision of the large intestine, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, vagotomy, gastrectomy, splenectomy, radical pancreaticoduodenectomy, exploratory laparotomy, or abdominal perineal resection of the rectum.