Transpelvic Rectus Abdominis Flap Reconstruction Following Abdominoperineal Resection

  • Stefano MoriEmail author
  • Cinzia Sassaroli
  • Gianluca Di Monta
  • Giovanni M. Romano
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


Healing tissues by first intention after abdominoperineal resection (APR) for rectal cancer (RC) is difficult to achieve due to the large tissue deficit and the anatomical and functional complexity of the pelvic region. APR in RC removes a much tissue that connects the abdominal cavity with the exterior of the body, with the risk of severe complications. APR must therefore be well planned out in a synchronous approach by an expert multidisciplinary team.


Pelvic Floor Biological Mesh Skin Paddle Perineal Region Skin Island 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefano Mori
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cinzia Sassaroli
  • Gianluca Di Monta
  • Giovanni M. Romano
  1. 1.Melanoma and Soft Tissues Surgical Oncology, Department of Melanoma, Soft Tissues, and Head and NeckIstituto Nazionale Tumori - IRCCS Fondazione G. PascaleNaplesItaly

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