Whole mount microscopic sections reveal that Denonvilliers' fascia is one entity and adherent to the mesorectal fascia; implications for the anterior plane in total mesorectal excision?

A. C. Kraima, N. P. West, D. Treanor, D. R. Magee, H. J. Rutten, P. Quirke, M. C. DeRuiter, C. J. H. van de Velde*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)738-745
JournalEuropean Journal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015


  • Total mesorectal excision
  • Denonvilliers' fascia
  • Rectal cancer
  • Mesorectal fascia
  • Autonomic nerves

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