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  • 2011-02-15

Laparoscopic TME in a female patient: advantage of using the latest generation of energy source devices, retractors and staplers

Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2011;11(02). URL:
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Total mesorectal excision (TME) offers the lowest reported rates of local recurrence and the best survival results in patients with rectal cancer. Laparoscopic TME can be performed only by very expert surgeons; the introduction of new devices could help the surgeon during this challening dissection. This video shows a laparoscopic TME in a female patient; the advantage of the latest generation of energy source devices, retractors and staplers is demonstrated.