Totally laparoscopic versus laparoscopic-assisted left colectomy for cancer: a retrospective review

@article{Swaid2015TotallyLV,
  title={Totally laparoscopic versus laparoscopic-assisted left colectomy for cancer: a retrospective review},
  author={Forat Swaid and Gideon Sroka and Hussam S. Al Madi and Dan Shteinberg and Mustafa Somri and Ibrahim Matter},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={2481-2488}
}
Laparoscopic left colectomy (LLC) became the standard of care for treating distal transverse and descending colon cancer in many centers. Most centers use laparoscopic-assisted colectomy with extracorporeal anastomosis (LAC/EA). A totally laparoscopic colectomy with intracorporeal anastomosis (TLC/IA) has been proposed. The purpose of our study is to… CONTINUE READING