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Minerva Chirurgica 2003 February;58(1):23-44

Copyright © 2003 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Subsidiary instruments and rehabilitative strategies in oncological surgery of the gastro-intestinal tract

Russo A.


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Oncological surgery, nowadays responsible for wide spread visceral demolition, necessary for macroscopic eradication of malignancy, at the same time takes benefit from rehabilitative expedients, already applied during reconstructive operating time, recruited by mechanical devices, useful for the postexeretic phase, both reducing, as well as they can, the uneasyness of anatomic and functional handicap. Surgical options, aiming at paraphysiological compensation of the lost function, through the strategies for restoring the continuity of the gastrointestinal tract, for example, are more and more incisively supported by various instruments, ranging from simple mechanical tools to biocompatible prostheses.

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