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- adjective anatomy Relating to the
abdomenand to the perineum.
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Since no other site of recurrence was identified, an abdominoperineal resection was attempted.
In selected cases, abdominoperineal resection might be a more satisfactory option than LAR.
Grumann MM, Noack EM, Hoffmann IA, Schlag PM (2001) Comparison of quality of life in patients undergoing abdominoperineal extirpation or anterior resection for rectal cancer.
An alternative to avoid faecal incontinence after rectal cancer treatment is to construct a permanent stoma by abdominoperineal resection instead of sphincter preservation by LAR.
The different surgical options, LAR and abdominoperineal resection, and their potential outcomes should be discussed with the patient, as the individual preference of the patient is of great importance in this situation [