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Technical tips for laparoscopic sigmoidectomy

M Simone, MD J Leroy, MD, FRCS J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Dec 2006;06(12). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2050

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This didactic video describes the principles of sigmoid colon resection. Different operative strategies are presented; contrasting the key steps in resection for neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions. The vascular approach is emphasized, and super-selective vascular dissection of the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) and its branches are shown.