Mircea BEURAN MD, Ph.D
Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
Emergency Hospital of Bucharest, Romania
“Keeping and renewing is almost as noble as creating”
Voltaire –“ Philosophic dictionary”
Surgical anatomy of the rectum
Rectal surgery has been traditionally associated with sexual and urinary complications [1,2]. This conception has changed significantly over the past decades, with the addition of evidence that an anatomical dissection following embryological plans leads to similar oncological results but with a significant increase in quality of life.