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  • 2017-10-15

Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis

Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2017;17(10). URL:
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In this interactive live video, Dr. Melani briefly demonstrates the main principles, technical aspects, and key steps of a laparoscopic sigmoidectomy in a 34-year-old male patient presenting with diverticulitis. He describes the key maneuvers for correct plane dissection, mesenteric dissection preserving the vessels and the ureter, mobilization of colon, the EEA (end-to-end anastomosis) stapler technique, as well as complications. Dr. Melani also mentions his personal experience.