Rectal Cancer

Posted On 2018-05-22 01:52:59

The focused issue on “Rectal Cancer”, guest edited by Drs. Eduardo M Targaron and Andrea Balla, aims to provide comprehensive surgical techniques and discussion concerning the most currently debated topics on rectal cancer to specialists all around the world, which we hope will also be beneficial to the growth of young surgeons and also for the benefit of patients.

Surgical treatment of rectal cancer: innovations and controversies
Eduardo Ma Targarona, Andrea Balla

Original Article 
Transanal total mesorectal excision compared to laparoscopic TME for mid and low rectal cancer—current evidence
Stefan E. van Oostendorp, Thomas W. A. Koedam, Colin Sietses, H. Jaap Bonjer, Jurriaan B. Tuynman 

Review Article
Early rectal cancer treated by endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) or transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM)
Mauro Verra, Francesco Riente, Alberto Arezzo

Alternative treatment to surgery for rectal cancer
Angelita Habr-Gama, Laura Melina Fernandez, Guilherme Pagin São Julião, Bruna Borba Vailati, Rodrigo Oliva Perez

Transanal treatment of rectal cancer by rigid platform
Marco E. Allaix, Alberto Arezzo, Mario Morino 

Abdominoperineal excision or extralevator abdominoperineal excision: which is the best oncological treatment?
Monica Serrano, Sebastiano Biondo

Robotic approach for rectal cancer, is the best approach?
Turgut Bora Cengiz, Emre Gorgun

Fluorescence in rectal cancer surgery
Barbara Seeliger, Manuel Barberio, Antonio D’Urso, Vincent Agnus, Fabio Longo, Pietro Mascagni, Jacques Marescaux, Didier Mutter, Michele Diana

Transanal treatment of rectal cancer by soft platform
Niu Zhang, Mahir Gachabayov, Roberto Bergamaschi