Perineal Reconstruction Following Extralevator Abdominoperineal Excision of Rectum and Simultaneous Stoma Sublay Reinforcement
About 40 subjects will be enrolled from 4 centers over approx 24 months. Subjects will all
be undergoing extralevator abdominoperineal excision with concomitant ostomy creation.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Perineal wound healing
Perineal wound healing will be assessed using the Southamptom Wound Scoring System and perineal pain assessed using a visual analogue scale (VAS) daily during hospital stay and then POD 7, 30 and months 3, 6 and 12.
Baljit Singh, FRCS, FACS
University Hospital Leicester, UK
United Kingdom: National Health Service