TEM: ancestor of NOTES but still very useful
Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2015;15(09). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enhabrgama001
Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) is now accepted for benign polyps which are not amenable to colonoscopic resection and for early carcinoma of the rectum. In this key lecture, Dr. Habr-Gama outlines the current applications of this approach.