Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis
Epublication WebSurg.com, Oct 2017;17(10). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en4988
In this interactive live video, Dr. Melani briefly demonstrates the main principles, technical aspects, and key steps of a laparoscopic sigmoidectomy in a 34-year-old male patient presenting with diverticulitis. He describes the key maneuvers for correct plane dissection, mesenteric dissection preserving the vessels and the ureter, mobilization of colon, the EEA (end-to-end anastomosis) stapler technique, as well as complications. Dr. Melani also mentions his personal experience.