anterior resection

anterior resection

A procedure that is regarded as the “gold standard” for carcinomas of the rectum, with the exception of the most distal such tumours, which require an AP resection.
Cons
(1) High risk (circa 15%) of anastomotic breakdown, for which many surgeons use a defunctioning ileostomy to reduce the risk of this complication.
(2) High incidence of urgency and faecal leakage, for which it is becoming standard practice to fashion a short colopouch to improve functionality.
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We present a case of an adult patient who underwent laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer and developed a small bowel intussusception causing obstruction.
We then performed a total cystoprostatectomy with continent ileal pouch, an anterior resection of the rectum with colostomy, and pelvic lymph node dissection.
Anastomotic leak after low anterior resection (LAR) in patients with rectal cancer can be challenging to treat.
TABLE 1 Pre and post transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block pain scores for individual blocks Patient Procedure ICU day or PACU Pre pain Post pain score score 1 laparotomy ICU day 2 5 1 2 caesarean section PACU 7 1 3 laparotomy ICU day 1 10 7 3 ICU day 2 8 3 4 laparoscopy PACU 6 2 5 laparotomy ICU day 1 5 1 6 appendicectomy (unilateral) PACU 5 0 7 anterior resection PACU 9 5 Median 6.
Cutaneous perianal recurrence of cancer after anterior resection using the EEA stapling device.
An anterior resection is obviously more radical, but the theory is that by doing this you are more likely to remove all of the disease, including microscopic and multifocal disease, and there will be less chance of recurrence," said Nicholas Kenney, M.
On August 8, 1991, he was admitted to Good Samaritan Hospital where he underwent a lower anterior resection and anastomosis.
Geisler performed low anterior resection to remove a suspected cancerous tumor that was less than 2 cm through the SILS[TM] Port placed in the navel.
Cutting stapler with curved head and pin low anterior resection, staple line of 4.
A fifty-seven year old morbidly obese male patient presented with small bowel obstruction secondary to massive irreducible incisional hernia following midline laparotomy and anterior resection for Dukes C rectal cancer ten years earlier.
About two-thirds of the patients had a low anterior resection, and one-third had an abdomino-perineal excision.

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