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Bull Cancer. 1989;76(10):1121-5.

[Pelvic exclusion using polyglactin 910 mesh (Vicryl) for preventing radiation injuries of the small intestine Apropos of a series of 24 cases].

[Article in French]

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D├ępartement de chirurgie oncologique, Centre R├ęgional de Lutte contre le Cancer Paul-Strauss, Strasbourg, France.

Abstract

The authors report a surgical procedure for prevention of radiation enteritis performed in 24 cases of advanced gynecological and rectosigmoid malignancies with a 12-month median follow-up. Visualization and resorption of the Vicryl mesh were analyzed by means of magnetic resonance imaging.

PMID:
2635639
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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