Complete mesocolic excision and central vessel ligation for right colon cancers

  title={Complete mesocolic excision and central vessel ligation for right colon cancers},
  author={S. Killeen and H. Kessler},
  journal={Techniques in Coloproctology},
  • S. Killeen, H. Kessler
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Techniques in Coloproctology
  • Lateral to medal mobilization: The dissection commences lateral by identifying Toldt’s line [1]. This embryonic fusion plane facilitates mesofascial and retrofascial separations. Anatomically and histologically, there is a single fascial layer separating the overlying mesocolon from underlying retroperitoneum. Hohenberger et al. [2] originally described duodenal kocherization but we do not routinely perform this maneuver. The mesenteric root up to the origin of the superior mesenteric pedicle… CONTINUE READING
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