A pilot study of natural orifice transanal endoscopic total mesorectal excision with laparoscopic assistance for rectal cancer

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The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of natural orifice endoscopic transanal total mesorectal excision (TME) with laparoscopic assistance in a cohort study of five patients with stage I and IIA rectal cancer. Five eligible patients with node-negative rectal cancer located 4–12 cm from the anal verge were enrolled in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-013-2922-7

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@article{Sylla2013APS, title={A pilot study of natural orifice transanal endoscopic total mesorectal excision with laparoscopic assistance for rectal cancer}, author={Patricia Sylla and Liliana G. Bordeianou and David L. Berger and Kyung Su Han and Gregory Yves Lauwers and Dushyant V. Sahani and Mohammed A. Sbeih and Antonio M. de Lacy and David W. Rattner}, journal={Surgical Endoscopy}, year={2013}, volume={27}, pages={3396-3405} }