Home > Riviste > Minerva Chirurgica > Fascicoli precedenti > Minerva Chirurgica 2018 April;73(2) > Minerva Chirurgica 2018 April;73(2):239-45

ULTIMO FASCICOLO
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Publication history
Estratti
Per citare questo articolo

MINERVA CHIRURGICA

Rivista di Chirurgia


Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 1,115


eTOC

 

REVIEW  UPDATE ON SURGICAL TREATMENT OF RECTAL CANCER


Minerva Chirurgica 2018 April;73(2):239-45

DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4733.18.07624-1

Copyright © 2018 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

lingua: Inglese

Non-operative management of rectal cancer: future perspectives turning into reality?

Nicolò DE MANZINI , Gabriele BELLIO, Pio CORLEONE, Marina TROIAN

Operative Unit of General Surgery, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy


PDF  


The management of rectal cancer has considerably changed over the last decades and complete response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy is becoming a common clinical entity. There is still no consensus on the definition of complete response to neoadjuvant treatment prior to surgery. Treatment programs are mostly heterogeneous and non-randomized. In addition, techniques to diagnose complete response are still unclear and there is no uniformity in surveillance modality of those patients managed without operative intervention. We review the most recent evidences reported in literature.


KEY WORDS: Rectal neoplasms - Surgery - Chemoradiotherapy

inizio pagina

Publication History

Issue published online: April 5, 2018
Article first published online: February 21, 2018
Manuscript accepted: February 9, 2018
Manuscript received: January 7, 2018

Per citare questo articolo

De Manzini N, Bellio G, Corleone P, Troian M. Non-operative management of rectal cancer: future perspectives turning into reality? Minerva Chir 2018;73:239-45. DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4733.18.07624-1

Corresponding author e-mail

demanzini@units.it