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[The assessment of curative effect after total mesorectal excision with autonomic nerve preservation for rectal cancer]

Jian-ping Wang, Mei-jin Huang, Xin-ming Song, Yi-hua Huang, Ping Lan, Guan-fu Cai, Jun Zhou, Yuan-zhi Tang
Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery] 2005 December 1, 43 (23): 1500-2
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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact on sexual function, local recurrence and survival after total mesorectal excision (TME) with autonomic nerve preservation (PANP) of rectal cancer.

METHODS: One hundred and five patients after TME with PANP were followed by means of questionnaire on postoperative genital function [TME + PANP(+) group], and the results of 110 patients after TME without PANP [TME + PANP(-) group] were compared with, also their local recurrence and 5-year survival were retrospectively analyzed.

RESULTS: TME + PANP(+) group was compared to TME + PANP(-) group: the erection dysfunction, 33.3% vs 63.2%; the ejaculation dysfunction, 43.8% vs 70.0% (P < 0.01), there were significant differences between two groups, but no difference in local recurrent rate and 5-year survival rate (7.6% vs 5.5%; 63.4% vs 59.7%, P > 0.05).

CONCLUSION: The TME with PANP of rectal surgery ensure the radical cure of rectal cancer, at the same time reasonably save the postoperative sexual function and obtain satisfactory postoperative survival.

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