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Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for acute diverticulitis and transanal specimen extraction: tricks for removal of huge specimens

J Leroy, MD, FRCS J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2011;11(04). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en3076

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Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer requires an abdominal incision to extract the resected specimen. Transanal extraction avoids the need to make any additional abdominal incisions for specimen retrieval. This video demonstrates various tricks for the removal of a huge specimen.