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  • 2009-04-10

Totally laparoscopic TME in a male patient with a side-to-end mechanical anastomosis

Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2009;09(04). URL:
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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.