Technique and clinical results of endorectal surgery.

  title={Technique and clinical results of endorectal surgery.},
  author={S. El Said and Peter Huber and Heinz Pichlmaier},
  volume={113 1},
At the Surgical Department of the University of Cologne, a new system has been developed for transanal endoscopic surgery that allows all the conventional surgical techniques within the entire rectal cavity. The method has been in clinical use since 1983. The main indication is the removal of sessile adenomas. Early rectal carcinomas with favorable histologic grading (grades 1 and 2) and staging (Mason I and II) are also suitable for the method. Advanced cancers can also be removed… CONTINUE READING


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