Journal of Surgery

ISSN: [Jurnalul de chirurgie]
ISSN: 1584-9341

Open Access

Vinay HG


  • Research Article
    The Outcome of Neoadjuvant Chemo Radiotherapy and Surgery in Carcinoma Rectum: Our Experience
    Author(s): Vinay HG and Vybhav RVinay HG and Vybhav R

    Introduction: Carcinoma of the rectum is not only a medical but a social problem. Adenocarcinoma of the rectum accounts for 30% of these cancers. Locally advanced cancers of the rectum i.e., stage 2 and 3 diseases prove to be a challenge with respect to its management. Present guidelines state that the use of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy to downstage the locally advanced carcinomas of the rectum to have a positive impact on not only the survival but also the quality of life post-treatment viz., by allowing better resection margins to preserve the sphincter mechanism by performing a coloanal anastomosis. Objectives: To assess the locoregional response rates determined by the measurement of margin of clearance from the anal verge, organ preservation (sphincter-saving operations), and histopathological findings in post CRT surgical specimen. .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.7438/1584-9341-13-4-3

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