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Laparoscopic oncologic sigmoidectomy for Tis (tumor in situ) with transanal specimen extraction

J Leroy, MD, FRCS J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jul 2011;11(07). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3370

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This is the case of a patient presenting with a big polyp located 20cm away from the anal margin. It is a degenerated polyp, and a submucosal and lymphatic invasion can be noted. An oncologic resection of the sigmoid colon has been decided upon after the polyp was removed and localized by a clip.