Episode 1 provides listeners with an overview of the principles of exenteration surgery and preoperative patient assessment and selection.
Each episode in this series features a different international guest surgeon. In episode 2, the RPA team are joined by Dr Elaine Burns from St Mark’s Hospital, London, UK.
References and further reading:
-Burns EM, Quyn A; Lexicon Collaboration of UKPEN and the ACPGBI Advanced Cancer subcommittee. The ‘Pelvic exenteration lexicon’: Creating a common language for complex pelvic cancer surgery. Colorectal Dis. 2023 May;25(5):888-896. doi: 10.1111/codi.16476.
-Brown KGM, Solomon MJ. Decision making, treatment planning and technical considerations in patients undergoing surgery for locally recurrent rectal cancer. Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2020;31(3):100764
-van Kessel CS, Solomon MJ. Understanding the Philosophy, Anatomy, and Surgery of the Extra-TME Plane of Locally Advanced and Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer; Single Institution Experience with International Benchmarking. Cancers. 2022 Oct 15;14(20):5058. doi: 10.3390/cancers14205058
-PelvEx Collaborative. Contemporary Management of Locally Advanced and Recurrent Rectal Cancer: Views from the PelvEx Collaborative. Cancers (Basel). 2022 Feb 24;14(5):1161. doi: 10.3390/cancers14051161
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