Pure NOTES transanal TME using Peri-Rectal Oncologic Gateway for Retroperitoneal EndoScopic Surgery (P.R.O.G.R.E.S.S)
Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2014;14(09). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en4290
Authors expose their pure NOTES transanal TME for early rectal cancer using oncologic dissection. The rationale, steps, tips and tricks to perform this new surgical procedure (called PROGRESS by authors) are clearly exposed using outstanding HD video pictures. This video completes the publication of the first world no-scar NOTES transanal TME in JAMA Surg (No-scar transanal total mesorectal excision: the last step to pure NOTES for colorectal surgery. Leroy J, Barry BD, Melani A, Mutter D, Marescaux J. JAMA Surg 2013;148:226-31).