Anastomotic recurrence of rectal adenoma after anterior resection

R. J. C. Steele, K. L. Campbell

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    Transanal local excision of posterior benign rectal tumors is usually safe. Here, we report a case of transanal excision of a posterior anastomotic recurrence of a rectal adenoma after a stapled anterior resection that resulted in perforation into the peritoneal cavity.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1851
    Number of pages1
    JournalSurgical Endoscopy
    Issue number11
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2003


    • Adenoma, Villous
    • Aged
    • Anastomosis, Surgical
    • Colostomy
    • Female
    • Humans
    • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
    • Peritonitis
    • Postoperative Complications
    • Rectal Neoplasms
    • Surgical Stapling
    • Surgical Wound Dehiscence


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