Surg Today (2018) 48:51–57 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-017-1547-1 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Pelvic inlet shape measured by three‑dimensional pelvimetry is a predictor of the operative time in the anterior resection of rectal cancer 1 1 1 1 Takehiro Shimada · Masashi Tsuruta · Hirotoshi Hasegawa · Koji Okabayashi · 1 1 1 1 Takashi Ishida · Yusuke Asada · Hirofumi Suzumura · Yuko Kitagawa Received: 12 February 2017 / Accepted: 17 May 2017 / Published online: 8 June 2017 © Springer Japan 2017 Abstract Keywords Pelvic shape · Operative time · Anterior Purpose We evaluated pelvic shape as a predictor of the resection surgical outcome of anterior resection in patients with rec- tal cancer. Methods In total, 228 patients who had undergone anterior Introduction resection (R0 resection and double-stapling anastomosis) for rectal cancer from 2005 to 2014 were included in this Recent evidence suggests that the surgical and oncologi- study. The anteroposterior (AP) and transverse (T) diam- cal outcomes of a laparoscopic approach for colon can- eters of the pelvic inlet and outlet and pelvic depth were cer are comparable with those of open surgery [1–3]. The analyzed on three-dimensional volume-rendered images, laparoscopic approach has been more recently adopted and the AP/T ratio was
Surgery Today – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 8, 2017
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