Intersphincteric Resection for Rectal Adenocarcinoma: Technique, Indications and Results

M Majbar, M El, M Raiss, F Sabbah, A Hrora, M Majbar
2014 Vol I   unpublished
Commercial-No Derivs 4.0 International Public License (CC BY-NC-ND). This license allows others to download the articles and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can't change them in any way or use them commercially. Abstract Aim: to describe the technique and indications of ISR and review the oncological and functional results of this technique in the management of very low rectal adenocarcinoma. Methods: This is a literature review of intersphincteric resection in the
more » ... resection in the management of rectal adenocarcinoma. Results: Intersphincteric resection allows extending the indications of sphincter-sparing surgery to very low rectal adenocarcinoma. Morbidity, mortality, pathological data and long-term oncological outcomes are good. Functional outcomes are good in 51% of the cases. Conclusion: These results would help the physician to better inform patients with low rectal tumors about the predictive outcomes of this technique and assist him in choosing among the different options available.