Local advanced rectal cancer perforation in the midst of preoperative chemoradiotherapy: A case report and literature review
Nobuhisa Takase, Kimihiro Yamashita, Yasuo Sumi, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Masashi Yamamoto, Shingo Kanaji, Yoshiko Matsuda, Takeru Matsuda, Taro Oshikiri, Tetsu Nakamura, Satoshi Suzuki, Yoshihiro Kakeji, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe 650-0017, Japan
Yu-Ichiro Koma, Division of Pathology, Department of Pathology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Masato Komatsu, Division of Diagnostic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Masato Komatsu, Department of Surgery, Hyogo Cancer Center, Akashi 673-8558, Japan
Ryohei Sasaki, Department of Radiation Oncology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Author contributions: Yamashita K and Sumi Y operated on the patient and designed the report; Hasegawa H, Yamamoto M, Kanaji S, Matsuda Y, Matsuda T, Oshikiri T, Nakamura T and Suzuki S drafted the paper; Koma YI, Komatsu M, Sasaki R and Kakeji Y critically revised the paper with an important conceptual and editorial input.
Institutional review board statement: This case report was exempt from the Institutional review board standards at Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine and Hospital, Kobe, Japan.
Informed consent statement: The patient participant to the study provided informed written consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest associated with this manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Kimihiro Yamashita, MD, PhD, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: August 24, 2016
Peer-review started: August 25, 2016
First decision: October 28, 2016
Revised: November 11, 2016
Accepted: December 1, 2016
Article in press: December 2, 2016
Published online: January 16, 2017