Endoscopic tattooing to aid tumour localisation in colon cancer: the need for standardisation.


BACKGROUND/AIMS An increasing number of colon and rectal tumours are being resected using laparoscopic techniques. Identifying these tumours intraoperatively can be difficult. The use of tattooing can facilitate an easier resection; however, the lack of standardised guidelines can potentially lead to errors intraoperatively and potentially result in worse… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11845-016-1502-y