Surgeon-Influenced Variables in Rectal Cancer Surgery
At the conclusion of this presentation the participant should be able to:
1. Evaluate the influence of distal and circumferential margins on local recurrence rates.
2. Assess the role of total mesorectal excision in reducing local recurrence rates.
3. Describe the role of laparoscopy in rectal cancer surgery.
4. Analyze methods of reconstruction following total mesorectal excision.
Presentation: 50 minutes
Recommended CitationWexner, MD, Steven, "Surgeon-Influenced Variables in Rectal Cancer Surgery" (2013). Department of Surgery Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 8.