Natural orifice specimen extraction (NOSE) and transanal extracorporeal anvil placement during laparoscopic low anterior resection

Abstract

Natural orifice specimen extraction allows laparoscopic colorectal resections only through 5–12-mm trocar orifices on the abdominal wall without any additional incisions [1, 2]. Here, we describe a technique that facilitates laparoscopic coloanal anastomosis after retrieval of the colorectal specimen through the anus. A 62-year-old male presented with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10151-014-1123-2

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