The Future of Rectal Cancer Surgery Based on Clinical Trials


Thomas Read, MD – SAGES/ASCRS Current Controversies during Colorectal Surgery

disclosures–31 sec
goals of tx–34 sec
variables affecting outcome–47 sec
tx planning–1:42
acceptance of foreign data in the U.S.–1:57
German rectal cx trial–2:20
short course vs chemoradi

Keyword(s): A La CaRT, ACOSOG, anterior dissection, APR, chemoradiotherapy, CLASICC trial, clinical trials, coloanal anastomosis, CR cx, CRT, lap surgery, lap-assisted, laparoscopy, mesorectum, neoadjuvant therapy, neorectal construction, proctectomy, PRT, rectal cx, robotic-assisted, SCT, single port, TEM, TME, toxicity, transabdominal, transanal

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    SAGES Webmaster on Aug 24, 2012
    This talk appeared at the 2012 SAGES Meeting and was selected via a peer review process.

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