Perineal wound closure using gluteal turnover flap or primary closure after abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer: study protocol of a randomised controlled multicentre trial (BIOPEX-2 study)

Sarah Sharabiany*, Robin D. Blok, Oren Lapid, Roel Hompes, Wilhelmus A. Bemelman, Victor P. Alberts, Bas Lamme, Jan H. Wijsman, Jurriaan B. Tuynman, Arend G. J. Aalbers, Geerard L. Beets, Hans F. J. Fabry, Ivan M. Cherepanin, Fatih Polat, Jacobus W. A. Burger, Harm J. T. Rutten, Robert J. Bosker, Koen Talsma, Joost Rothbarth, Cees VerhoefAnthony W. H. van de Ven, Jarmila D. W. van der Bilt, Eelco J. R. de Graaf, Pascal G. Doornebosch, Jeroen W. A. Leijtens, Jeroen Heemskerk, Baljit Singh, Sanjay Chaudhri, Michael F. Gerhards, Tom M. Karsten, Johannes H. W. de Wilt, Andre J. A. Bremers, Ronald J. C. L. M. Vuylsteke, Gijsbert Heuff, Anna A. W. van Geloven, Pieter J. Tanis, Gijsbert D. Musters

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Original languageEnglish
Article number164
Number of pages8
JournalBMC Surgery
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2020

Keywords

  • Abdominoperineal resection
  • Rectal cancer
  • Primary perineal wound closure
  • Gluteal turnover flap
  • Perineal wound infection and perineal wound healing
  • PELVIC FLOOR
  • THIGH FLAP
  • RECONSTRUCTION
  • REPAIR

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