Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for cancer
The description of the laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for cancer covers all aspects of the surgical procedure used for the management of sigmoid colon cancer. Operating room set up, position of patient and equipment, instruments used are thoroughly described. The technical key steps of the surgical procedure are presented in a step by step way: exploration, exposure, vascular approach, mobilization of sigmoid colon, division of sigmoid colon, mobilization principles, lateral mobilization, medial mobilization, extraction of sigmoid colon, preparation of anastomosis, anastomosis. Consequently, this operating technique is well standardized for the management of this condition.