Transanal endoscopic TME with laparoscopic assistance for rectal cancer
Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2011;11(09). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03ensylla005
The feasibility and safety of Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) transanal endoscopic rectosigmoid resection using transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) was previously demonstrated in human cadavers and in porcine survival models. In this lecture, Dr. Sylla presents the application of this technique in humans.