Impact of laparoscopic surgery on bladder and sexual function after total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer


SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.23, pp.296-303, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00464-008-9870-7
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
  • Page Numbers: pp.296-303

Abstract

Bladder and sexual dysfunction are well-documented complications of rectal cancer surgery. This study aimed to determine whether laparoscopy can improve the outcome of these dysfunctions or not.