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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 21, 2011; 17(7): 835-847
Published online Feb 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i7.835
Table 1 Contraindications to resective operative intervention
Sciatic nerve pain
Bilateral ureteral obstruction
Extensive fixation to lateral pelvic side wall (CT/MRI or trial dissection)
Sacral involvement above S2 (resection produces spinal instability or post-operative complications)
Bilateral lymphedema or bilateral venous thrombosis (indicating encasement of major vascular structures)
Multiple peritoneal metastasis or metastasis fixed to or invading vital structures