Long-term Oncological and Functional Outcomes of Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Organ-Sparing Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery for Distal Rectal Cancer The CARTS Study

Rutger C. H. Stijns*, Eelco J. R. de Graaf, Cornelis J. A. Punt, Iris D. Nagtegaal, Joost J. M. E. Nuyttens, Esther van Meerten, Pieter J. Tanis, Ignace H. J. T. de Hingh, George P. van der Schelling, Yair Acherman, Jeroen W. A. Leijtens, Andreas J. A. Bremers, Geerard L. Beets, Christiaan Hoff, Cornelis Verhoef, Corrie A. M. Marijnen, Johannes H. W. de Wilt, Guus M. J. Bokkerink, Annemieke Cats, Pascal G. DoorneboschRoy S. Dwarkasing, Heidi Rutten, Albert J. ten Tije, Mike Stephen Tromp, Erik Schoon, Mareille Verseveld, Jeroen Buijsen, CARTS Study Grp

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-54
Number of pages8
JournalJAMA Surgery
Volume154
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2019

Keywords

  • QUALITY-OF-LIFE
  • TOTAL MESORECTAL EXCISION
  • ANTERIOR RESECTION SYNDROME
  • LOCAL EXCISION
  • POSTOPERATIVE CHEMORADIOTHERAPY
  • NEOADJUVANT CHEMORADIATION
  • COLORECTAL-CANCER
  • CLINICAL-TRIALS
  • OPEN-LABEL
  • MULTICENTER

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Stijns, R. C. H., de Graaf, E. J. R., Punt, C. J. A., Nagtegaal, I. D., Nuyttens, J. J. M. E., van Meerten, E., Tanis, P. J., de Hingh, I. H. J. T., van der Schelling, G. P., Acherman, Y., Leijtens, J. W. A., Bremers, A. J. A., Beets, G. L., Hoff, C., Verhoef, C., Marijnen, C. A. M., de Wilt, J. H. W., Bokkerink, G. M. J., Cats, A., ... CARTS Study Grp (2019). Long-term Oncological and Functional Outcomes of Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Organ-Sparing Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery for Distal Rectal Cancer The CARTS Study. JAMA Surgery, 154(1), 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.3752