Totally laparoscopic TME in a male patient with a side-to-end mechanical anastomosis
Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2009;09(04). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2572
Total mesorectal excision (TME) of the rectum has been advocated as the gold surgical treatment of the middle and low third rectal cancer. This video clearly demonstrates a totally laparoscopic TME in a male patient with a side-to-end anastomosis according to the principle of TME as described by Professor Heald in open surgery.