Evaluation of diverting ileostomy in laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer.

Karahasanoglu T. , Hamzaoglu İ. H. , Baca B. , Aytac E., Erenler I., Erdamar S.

Asian journal of surgery, cilt.34, ss.63-8, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s1015-9584(11)60021-3
  • Dergi Adı: Asian journal of surgery
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.63-8


BACKGROUND: Diverting ileostomy is believed to mitigate the effects of anastomotic complications in low anterior resections (LAR) for rectal cancer. However, there are no data about the effects of diverting ileostomy on the outcomes of laparoscopic LAR.