Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: experience with 75 rectal neoplasms.

@article{LevChelouche2000TransanalEM,
  title={Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: experience with 75 rectal neoplasms.},
  author={Dina Lev-Chelouche and David Margel and Gideon Goldman and Micha Rabau},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2000},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={662-7; discussion 667-8}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to describe a single institution's experience with transanal endoscopic microsurgery in patients with benign and malignant rectal tumors. PATIENTS Between January 1992 and April 1998, 75 patients with a mean follow up of 38 months, underwent transanal endoscopic microsurgery excision of benign (46) or malignant (29) rectal tumors, located 3 to 18 cm from the dentate line. RESULTS A total of 3 of 46 (6.5 percent) patients with benign tumors underwent… CONTINUE READING

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