Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy after perforated diverticulum: lateral dissection for splenic flexure mobilization
Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2007;07(09). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2174
This live surgical video demonstrates in detail laparoscopic sigmoidectomy by Dr. Joel Leroy. A medial approach to the sigmoid mesocolon is used, combined with lateral dissection for a complete mobilization of the splenic flexure. This procedure is recommended to surgeons with an interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.