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Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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Abstract

Low anterior resections are performed to treat malignant tumors of the middle and upper thirds of the rectum, 6-14 cm from the anal verge.

Keywords

Anal Verge Proximal Colon Colorectal Anastomosis Staple Anastomosis Lateral Ligament 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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  1. 1.School of MedicineNew York UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  3. 3.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  4. 4.Bellevue HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical CenterUSA

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