Laparoscopic treatment of peritonitis after low anterior resection
Epublication WebSurg.com, Mar 2010;10(03). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enrullier003
Low anterior resection (LAR) is usually the procedure of choice for rectal cancer, but a series of complications often accompany this procedure. Peritonitis caused by anastomotic leakage is a dramatic event. In this lecture, Professor Eric Rullier presents a case of peritonitis after LAR and discusses the options for treatment.