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POLARS Score of Battersby et al for Predicting Bowel Dysfunction After Restorative Rectal Cancer Resection

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Gastroenterology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Hematology Oncology

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ICD-10:

Description:

Batterby et al reported the POLARS (preoperative LARS) score for evaluating a patient after restorative rectal cancer resection. This can help to identify a patient who may develop the low anterior resection syndrome (LARS). The authors are from the UK and Danish LARS Study Group.

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