Turnbull-Cutait technique without ileostomy after total mesorectal excision is associated with acceptably low early post-operative morbidity

Guner O. S. , TÜMAY L. V.

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ans.16412
  • Title of Journal : ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY


Background This study aimed to compare the standard one-stage coloanal anastomosis (CAA) technique plus diverting ileostomy and the Turnbull-Cutait (T-C) technique with delayed CAA in terms of early post-operative morbidity in patients with low rectal cancer.