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abdominoperineal resection

[ab-dah-muh-no-pair-uh-NEE-uhl re-sek-shun] also called AP resection or APR. A type of surgery for rectal cancer. Two cuts are made, one in the abdomen (belly), and the other around the anus. This allows removal of the anus and tissues around it. A permanent colostomy is needed after this surgery. See also abdomen, anus, colostomy, rectum.

Abdominoperineal resection

Abdominoperineal (AP) resection for colon cancer is surgery that removes
the lower colon and rectum. ... Abdominoperineal resection. ...


Treatment by stage of rectal cancer

... Either a low anterior resection (LAR), proctectomy with colo-anal anastomosis,
or an abdominoperineal resection (APR) may be done, depending ...


Surgery for anal cancer

... Abdominoperineal resection. Abdominoperineal resection (APR) is a
more extensive operation. In this surgery, the surgeon ...


Treatment of anal cancer by stage

... Chemoradiation is as good as (or even better than) removing the cancer as
part of a radical surgery called abdominoperineal resection (APR). ...


Surgery for colorectal cancer

... Recovery time at home may be 3 to 6 weeks. Abdominoperineal resection
(APR). This operation is more involved than a low anterior resection. ...


Surgery for anal cancer

... usual afterwards. Abdominoperineal resection (APR). This more involved
approach is used for cancer that has spread. For ...


Radical cystectomy

... Previous Topic. Radical hysterectomy. Next Topic. Abdominoperineal
resection. Radical cystectomy. A radical cystectomy ...