TME for rectal cancer: laparoscopic dissection of the Holy Plane using 3-directional (3D) retraction
Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2009;09(03). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2590
This video shows how to perform laparoscopic dissection of the presacral space following the principle of 3-directional retraction as described in open surgery by Bill Heald. Monopolar cautery scissors are used. This video is very suitable for surgeons interested in rectal surgery.