Robotic Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)

  • Craig S. JohnsonEmail author
  • Margaret W. Johnson


This article explains robotic transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) by demonstrating the need for this technique and outlining a reproducible procedure. This text lays out step-by-step instructions on how a surgeon and team can carry out robotic TAMIS including what personnel and equipment are necessary to perform robotic TAMIS.


TAMIS Robotic Transanal Gel point Rectal lesion Native orifice 

Supplementary material

Video 34.1

Initial robotic TAMIS setup using the gel point path (MP4 410460 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oklahoma Surgical HospitalTulsaUSA
  2. 2.The University of TexasAustinUSA

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