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Laparoscopic left colectomy for cancer in a male patient after failure of endoscopic approach

J Leroy, MD, FRCS F Costantino, MD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jan 2009;09(01). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2528

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Laparoscopic colon resection is a complex endeavour since it involves a good knowledge of the anatomy, surgical skills and many times a wide specimen extraction. This video demonstrates the technique of laparoscopic left colectomy for treatment of malignant tumor with takedown of the splenic flexure using a laparoscopic approach.