Utilization of the TAMIS technique for trans-stomal excision of a colonic neoplasm: a video demonstration

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Access options

Buy single article

Instant unlimited access to the full article PDF.

US$ 39.95

Price includes VAT for USA

Subscribe to journal

Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. Subscription will auto renew annually.

US$ 99

This is the net price. Taxes to be calculated in checkout.


  1. 1.

    Atallah S, Albert M, Larach S (2010) Transanal minimally invasive surgery: a giant leap forward. Surg Endosc 24:2200–2205

  2. 2.

    Keller DS, Haas EM (2016) Transanal minimally invasive surgery: state of the art. J Gastrointest Surg 20:463–469

  3. 3.

    Atallah S, Albert M, Debeche-Adams T, Larach S (2013) Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS): applications beyond local excision. Tech Coloproctol 17:239–243

  4. 4.

    van Vledder MG, Doornebosch PG, de Graaf EJ (2016) Transanal endoscopic surgery for complications of prior rectal surgery. Surg Endosc 8:1–8

  5. 5.

    Borstlap WA, Harran N, Tanis PJ, Bemelman WA (2016) Feasibility of the TAMIS technique for redo pelvic surgery. Surg Endosc. doi:10.1007/s00464-016-4889-7

  6. 6.

    Atallah S, Martin-Perez B, Albert M et al (2015) Vaginal access minimally invasive surgery (VAMIS): a new approach to hysterectomy. Surg Innov 22:344–347

  7. 7.

    Bucur P, Hofmann M, Menhadji A et al (2016) Comparison of pneumoperitoneum stability between a valveless trocar system and conventional insufflation: a prospective randomized trial. Urology 27 pii:S0090-4295(16)30119-4

  8. 8.

    Bislenghi G, Wolthuis AM, de Buck van Overstraeten A, D’Hoore A (2015) AirSeal system insufflator to maintain a stable pneumorectum during TAMIS. Tech Coloproctol 19:43–45

  9. 9.

    Nicholson G, Knol J, Houben B, Cunningham C, Ashraf S, Hompes R (2015) Optimal dissection for transanal total mesorectal excision using modified CO2 insufflation and smoke extraction. Colorectal Dis 17:O265–O267

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to S. Atallah.

Ethics declarations

Conflict of interest

Dr. S. Atallah is a paid consultant for Applied Medical, Inc., and ConMed, and has an ongoing consultancy with THD America and Medicaroid Robotics, Inc.

Ethical approval

This research was performed in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient.

Electronic supplementary material

Below is the link to the electronic supplementary material.

Supplementary material 1 (MP4 145256 kb)

Supplementary material 1 (MP4 145256 kb)

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Atallah, S. Utilization of the TAMIS technique for trans-stomal excision of a colonic neoplasm: a video demonstration. Tech Coloproctol 20, 779–780 (2016) doi:10.1007/s10151-016-1501-z

Download citation


  • Tamis
  • Tubulovillous Adenoma
  • Colonic Neoplasm
  • Pedunculate Polyp
  • Rectal Neoplasm