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A systematic review of cancer related patient outcomes after anterior resection and abdominoperineal excision for rectal cancer in the total mesorectal excision era.
Risk factors for anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision.
Risk factors for anastomotic failure after total mesorectal excision of ractal cancer.
Nowadays, the low ant resection operation, accompanied by total mesorectal excision (TME) is considered the standard treatment for rectal cancers.
The surgical stress response and postoperative immune function after laparoscopic or conventional total mesorectal excision in rectal cancer: a randomized trial.
Although the introduction of the total mesorectal excision (TME) surgical technique has significantly reduced the high local relapse rate in rectal cancer, preoperative radiation with or without added chemotherapy ("neoadjuvant chemoradiation") reduces the risk even further and is the current standard of care for rectal carcinomas in many centers (3-8).

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