{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Long-term Oncologic Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Followed by Intersphincteric Resection With Coloanal Anastomosis for Locally Advanced Low Rectal Cancer


Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

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While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define the different types of intersphincteric resections (ISR)
  2. Discuss feasibility of ISR in locally advanced low rectal cancers
  3. Outline the oncologic factors affecting outcomes in patients who underwent preoperative chemoradiotherapy (PCRT) followed by ISR
  4. Review prognostic factors that could affect tumor response rates after PCRT
Price: $10.00


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: DCR0419
Published: April 2019
Expires: 3/18/2022
Passing Score: 5/6 (83%)
Authors: Jun Seok Park, M.D., Soo Yeun Park, M.D., Hye Jin Kim, M.D., Seung Hyun Cho, M.D., Sang Gyu Kwak, Ph.D. and Gyu-Seog Choi, M.D.
Categories: Gastrointestinal , Surgical