- Anastomotic leakage after low rectal stapler anastomosis: significance of intraoperative anastomotic testingO Schmidt
Department of Surgery, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstr 12, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Eur J Surg Oncol 29:239-43. 2003..The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefit of intraoperative anastomotic testing of stapled anastomoses and the impact on leakage rate...
- Locoregional recurrence in patients with anastomotic leakage after anterior resection for rectal carcinomaS Merkel
Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Fürth, Germany
Colorectal Dis 3:154-60. 2001..Anastomotic leakage is a serious complication after anterior resection for rectal carcinoma. It is controversial whether anastomotic leakage influences the rate of locoregional recurrence and therefore survival...