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Laparoscopic Proctectomy

  • Jason S. MizellEmail author
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Abstract

Laparoscopic proctectomy (often referred to as a low anterior resection) involves the removal of the rectum with creation of a coloanal or low colorectal anastomosis. It is performed for pathology of the rectum such as neoplasia or isolated Crohn’s disease.

Keywords

Laparoscopic proctectomy Colorectal anastomosis Neoplasia Crohn’s disease Coloanal anastomoses Proctectomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Division of Colon and Rectal SurgeryLittle RockUSA

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