Closure of the retroperitoneal space in laparoscopic anterior resection with FLEXDEX™

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Prof Cahill receives speaker fees from Stryker and holds educational and surgical development grant funding from Intuitive and with IBM. The other authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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FLEXDEX is a CE marked device and was used here with Full Departmental Approval.

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Khan, M.F., Murphy, E., Moynihan, A. et al. Closure of the retroperitoneal space in laparoscopic anterior resection with FLEXDEX™. Tech Coloproctol 23, 1177–1178 (2019).

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