Physical performance and quality of life after extended abdominoperineal excision of rectum and reconstruction of the pelvic floor with gluteus maximus flap
2011 (English)In: Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, ISSN 0012-3706, E-ISSN 1530-0358, Vol. 54, no 1, 101-106 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The oncological outcome of the operation was acceptable, but functional drawbacks must be considered preoperatively in counseling the patient. More research is needed to find ways to preserve better function and well-being.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. Vol. 54, no 1, 101-106 p.
Colorectal surgery; Reconstructive surgery; Physical fitness; Rectal cancer; Anal cancer
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Surgery
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-41183DOI: 10.1007/DCR.0b013e3181fce26ePubMedID: 21160320OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-41183DiVA: diva2:404857