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A mechanism for constructing a durable purse-string during transanal total mesorectal excision

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Correspondence to S. Atallah.

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. The author received no funding for this study, and this work was not supported by any grants or other funding. Dr. S. Atallah is a paid consultant for Applied Medical, Inc. and Surgiquest. Inc., and THD America, Inc. Dr. A. DuBose has no disclosures to report.

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This research did not involve living human participants. This cadaveric experiment was conducted in compliance with ethical standards set forth at our institution.

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Atallah, S., DuBose, A. A mechanism for constructing a durable purse-string during transanal total mesorectal excision. Tech Coloproctol 19, 751–752 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10151-015-1389-z

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Keywords

  • Tamis
  • Staple Anastomosis
  • Laparoscopic Suture
  • Enrich Experience
  • Tissue Depth