Three port technique for laparoscopic left colectomy
Epublication WebSurg.com, May 2009;09(05). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2635
With advancing surgical technology and technique, truly minimally invasive surgical procedures are feasible. Three port laparoscopic colectomy should offer minimal scarring without compromising the surgical outcome. This video demonstrates the technical details in performing the three port colectomy in a 40-year-old man with a BMI of 29, with several episodes of diverticulitis of the left colon.