Jacobs Journal of Surgery

Closure of Diverting Stoma after Rectal Cancer: Considerations about Times and Types

Published on: 2014-04-17


Protective colostomy after TME interventions in patients affected by rectal adenocarcinoma is the current standard of care. This is especially true in neoadjuvant treated patients, both after laparotomic resection and laparoscopic mini-invasive surgery.