Which factors influence sphincter and organ preservation in patients with rectal cancer?

Updated: Apr 06, 2021
  • Author: Burt Cagir, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Factors influencing sphincter and organ preservation in patients with rectal cancer can be described as follows [43] :

  • Surgeon training
  • Surgeon volume
  • Use of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy

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