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  • 2007-09-14

Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy after perforated diverticulum: lateral dissection for splenic flexure mobilization

Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2007;07(09). URL:
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This live surgical video demonstrates in detail laparoscopic sigmoidectomy by Dr. Joel Leroy. A medial approach to the sigmoid mesocolon is used, combined with lateral dissection for a complete mobilization of the splenic flexure. This procedure is recommended to surgeons with an interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.