Transanal single-port surgery for the resection of large polyps.

  title={Transanal single-port surgery for the resection of large polyps.},
  author={Peter B. van den Boezem and Philip M. Kruyt and Martijn W. J. Stommel and R Tobon Morales and Miguel A Cuesta and Colin Sietses},
  journal={Digestive surgery},
  volume={28 5-6},
INTRODUCTION Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) is widely used for the excision of both benign and malignant rectal tumours. It is relatively expensive and can be a challenging technique. A recent development in laparoscopic surgery is the single-port technique (single-incision laparoscopic surgery, SILS). The SILS port is a flexible multichannel port for transumbilical laparoscopic surgery. Even though not developed for transanal use the port could be ideal because of its shape and… CONTINUE READING


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