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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 17155
Country/Territory Croatia
Received
2015-02-21 21:04
Peer-Review Started
2015-02-23 09:20
To Make the First Decision
2015-04-23 13:14
Return for Revision
2015-04-30 15:50
Revised
2015-05-08 21:50
Second Decision
2015-06-08 08:22
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
2015-06-09 03:04
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2015-06-16 11:54
Articles in Press
2015-06-16 11:54
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Edit the Manuscript by Language Editor
2015-06-17 05:01
Typeset the Manuscript
2015-07-30 14:40
Publish the Manuscript Online
2015-08-17 11:15
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Surgery
Manuscript Type Topic Highlights
Article Title Rectal cancer and Fournier’s gangrene - current knowledge and therapeutic options
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Tomislav Bruketa, Matea Majerovic and Goran Augustin
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Goran Augustin, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, University Hospital Center Zagreb and School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Kišpatićeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia. augustin.goran@gmail.com
Keywords Fournier’s gangrene; Necrotizing fasciitis; Proctological examination; Necrotizing soft tissue infections; Oncological treatment; Rectal cancer; Surgical treatment; Reconstructive surgery
Core Tip The reported incidence of Fournier’s gangrene (FG) has increased dramatically, while the reported incidence of rectal cancer-induced FG is unknown but is extremely low. Therapeutic options are more complex than for other forms of FG. First, the causative rectal tumor should be removed - survival with rectal cancer resection is reported as 100%, while with colostomy it is only 80%. Second, the timing of the oncological treatment should be adjusted to the resolution of the FG and sometimes for the healing of plastic reconstructive procedures commonly needed for the reconstruction of large perineal, scrotal and lower abdominal wall defects.
Publish Date 2015-08-17 11:15
Citation Bruketa T, Majerovic M, Augustin G. Rectal cancer and Fournier’s gangrene - current knowledge and therapeutic options. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(30): 9002-9020
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i30/9002.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i30.9002
Full Article (PDF) WJG-21-9002.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJG-21-9002.doc
Manuscript File 17155-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 17155-Answering reviewers.pdf
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Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 17155-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 17155-Copyright assignment.pdf
Peer-review Report 17155-Peer-review(s).pdf
Journal Editor-in-Chief Review Report 17155-Journal editor-in-chief review report.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 17155-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 17155-Scientific editor work list.pdf