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Laparoscopic TME with lateral mobilization of the splenic flexure for a T4 low rectal cancer

J Leroy, MD, FRCS J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2008;08(03). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2260

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This case demonstrates the performance of a TME for a 10cm rectal cancer by Prof. Leroy in front of a live audience including Prof. Heald. A number of special technical tricks are displayed for gaining access to the low pelvis while the minimization of cephalad dissection planes is emphasized.