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The posterior approach for low retrorectal tumors in adults

Published inInternational journal of colorectal disease, vol. 22, no. 4, p. 381-385
  • Open Access - Licence nationale Springer
Publication date2007

Retrorectal tumors are uncommon in adults and arise in different tissues in the presacral space. The aim of this study is to evaluate early complete surgical resection by a perineal approach as the therapy-of-choice for tumors under the sacral promontory.

  • Adult
  • Cysts/surgery
  • Dermoid Cyst/surgery
  • Digestive System Surgical Procedures/adverse effects/methods
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Leiomyoma/surgery
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neurilemmoma/surgery
  • Rectal Neoplasms/complications/surgery
  • Recurrence
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Teratoma/surgery
  • Treatment Outcome
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BUCHS, Nicolas, TAYLOR, Sophia, ROCHE, Bruno. The posterior approach for low retrorectal tumors in adults. In: International journal of colorectal disease, 2007, vol. 22, n° 4, p. 381–385. doi: 10.1007/s00384-006-0183-9
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ISSN of the journal0179-1958

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