Laparoscopic segmental sigmoidectomy for colon cancer: how I do it?
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jan 2015;15(01). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en4312
In this video, authors demonstrate a standardized technique to perform a segmental sigmoidectomy for cancer. The operative steps are clearly outlined and shown in this high-definition film. The standardization of the procedure is a major step in the reproducibility of the technique and in the quality of results. In oncology, it is essential to respect consensus guidelines which have been advocated by scientific societies. This video highlights the different protocols used and demonstrate them, bearing in mind that the best method is the standardization of the surgical procedure.