Total mesorectal excision with water-jet dissection in patients with rectal cancer: surgical and morphological aspects.

AIM This publication will describe our own experience of using the ERBEJET2(®) water-jet dissector during surgical interventions for rectal cancer. METHOD We utilized the water-jet dissection technique to obtain tissue specimens in 10 patients with rectal cancer. All patients thus underwent nerve-sparing low anterior resection of the rectum along with… (More)