The prognosis after surgical treatment for carcinoma of the rectum

Br J Surg. 1976 May;63(5):384-8. doi: 10.1002/bjs.1800630513.


The results of surgical treatment of 550 cases of carcinoma of the rectum presenting to the Professorial Surgical Unit of the General Infirmary, Leeds, from 1955 to 1968 have been analysed.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Prognosis
  • Rectal Neoplasms / mortality
  • Rectal Neoplasms / surgery*