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July-September 2019| Vol 8| Issue 3

Original Article

Is colonoscopic surveillance necessary after curative resection of colorectal cancer in elderly patients?

Background: Surveillance colonoscopy is routinely offered to patients who have undergone curative resections for colorectal cancer (CRC). The purpose of this study is to investigate the early...


Original Article

The influence of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy on muscle mass in patients with rectal cancer

Background: The psoas major muscle accurately represents overall skeletal muscle mass. The skeletal muscle mass volume is related to outcomes in multiple surgical procedures including colorec...


Original Article

Long-term outcomes of locally advanced rectal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy: A bi-national colorectal cancer audit study

Background: There is a great interest in predicting the pathological complete response (pCR) to facilitate patient selection for a “watch and wait” protocol, sparing locally advan...


Original Article

Anorectal melanoma surgical management: A tertiary cancer centre analysis

Background: Primary rectal malignant melanoma is an exceptionally rare neoplasm associated with an extremely poor prognosis despite aggressive treatment. The described management options for ...


Original Article

Case-matched comparison of intersphincteric proctectomy versus proctectomy with stapled coloanal anastomosis for low rectal cancer

Background: The role of intersphincteric proctectomy in low rectal cancer remains controversial. Objective: To compare the perioperative and oncologic outcomes of intersphincteric proc...


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World Journal of Colorectal Surgery, a publication of International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS), is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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