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TME for rectal cancer: laparoscopic dissection of the Holy Plane using 3-directional (3D) retraction

J Leroy, MD, FRCS F Costantino, MD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2009;09(03). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2590

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This video shows how to perform laparoscopic dissection of the presacral space following the principle of 3-directional retraction as described in open surgery by Bill Heald. Monopolar cautery scissors are used. This video is very suitable for surgeons interested in rectal surgery.