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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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-abd-perineal-resection

Treatment of anal cancer, by stage | American Cancer Society

... This is most often an extensive operation known as an abdominoperineal
resection (APR), but sometimes only a local resection might be needed ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-treating-by-stage

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 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-by-stage-rectum

Surgery for anal cancer | American Cancer Society

... Abdominoperineal resection. An abdominoperineal resection (APR)
is an extensive operation. The surgeon makes one ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-treating-surgery

Surgery for anal cancer

... saved. If so, you will be able to have bowel movements as usual afterwards.
Abdominoperineal resection (APR). This extensive ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/overviewguide/anal-cancer-overview-treating-surgery

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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-surgery

Radical cystectomy

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

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-rad-cystectomy