Biological Mesh Closure of the Pelvic Floor After Extralevator Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial (the BIOPEX-study)

Gijsbert D. Musters, Charlotte E. L. Klaver, Robbert J. I. Bosker, Jacobus W. A. Burger, Peter van Duijvendijk, Boudewijn van Etten, Anna A. W. van Geloven, Eelco J. R. de Graaf, Christiaan Hoff, Jeroen W. A. Leijtens, Harm J. T. Rutten, Baljit Singh, Ronald J. C. L. M. Vuylsteke, Johannes H. W. de Wilt, Marcel G. W. Dijkgraaf, Willem A. Bemelman, Pieter J. Tanis*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1074-1081
Number of pages8
JournalAnnals of Surgery
Volume265
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

Keywords

  • abdominoperineal resection
  • biological mesh
  • perineal wound healing
  • perineal wound infection
  • primary perineal wound closure
  • SHORT-TERM OUTCOMES
  • EXCISION ELAPE
  • RECONSTRUCTION
  • EXPERIENCE
  • METAANALYSIS
  • SURGERY

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Musters, G. D., Klaver, C. E. L., Bosker, R. J. I., Burger, J. W. A., van Duijvendijk, P., van Etten, B., van Geloven, A. A. W., de Graaf, E. J. R., Hoff, C., Leijtens, J. W. A., Rutten, H. J. T., Singh, B., Vuylsteke, R. J. C. L. M., de Wilt, J. H. W., Dijkgraaf, M. G. W., Bemelman, W. A., & Tanis, P. J. (2017). Biological Mesh Closure of the Pelvic Floor After Extralevator Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial (the BIOPEX-study). Annals of Surgery, 265(6), 1074-1081. https://doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002020