Laparoscopic TME for a T4 tumor located high in the rectum
Epublication WebSurg.com, Sep 2007;07(09). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2172
This live surgical video demonstrates laparoscopic TME for a rectal cancer, at 8-10 cm from the anal verge, after neo-adjuvant chemoradiation. Dr. Michael Li performs the procedure with an active first assistant, providing a very similar operative technique to the open approach. This procedure is recommended to digestive surgeons with an interest in colorectal surgery.