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  • 2019-11-25

Step-by-step procedures of TaTME according to pelvic surgical anatomies for low rectal cancer

Epublication WebSurg.com, Nov 2019;19(11). URL:
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In this key lecture, Dr. Masaaki Ito provides an excellent and clear stepwise approach to perform a taTME procedure. The procedure is divided into the 9 following steps, which are shown schematically as well as in real-life surgery videos: (1) marking and placing a purse-string suture, (2) opening the rectal wall, (3) posterior I, (4) anterior, (5) posterior II, and (6) lateral dissection (7) neurovascular bundle dissection, (8) rendezvous procedure, and (9) creation of anastomosis. This lecture shows all essential steps of a taTME procedure including tips and tricks, and how to avoid pitfalls.