Published in Clinical Oncology Week, August 29th, 2005
"Some young and active patients requiring abdominoperineal resection for rectum cancer ask for an alternative of an abdominal colostomy. We analyzed the results after a combination of a perineal colostomy and ACE," scientists in Belgium reported.
"Fifteen patients have been operated between 1999 and 2004. Follow-up was >6 months in 12 patients with a mean of 2 years and with a maximum of 55 months. The QLQ-C30 (version 3) and CR 38 questionnaires of the EORTC have been used to evaluate quality...
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