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Title: Transanal single port access to facilitate distal rectal mobilization in laparoscopic rectal sleeve resection with hand-sewn coloanal anastomosis
Authors: Wolthuis, Albert ×
Cini, C
Penninckx, Freddy
D'Hoore, André #
Issue Date: Apr-2012
Publisher: UCP Club
Series Title: Techniques in Coloproctology vol:16 issue:2 pages:161-165
Abstract: Laparoscopic rectal sleeve resection is challenging and technically demanding. Exposure and mobilization of the most distal part of the rectum can be especially hazardous. We propose the use of a single port access device, placed in the anal canal after incision of the sleeve at the appropriate level, to facilitate dissection without sphincter damage. The case of a 51-year-old woman suffering from a recurrent supralevator abscess is presented to illustrate the technique.
ISSN: 1123-6337
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Abdominal Surgical Oncology
Department of Oncology - miscellaneous
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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