Multiport Laparoscopic TME with Low Colorectal Anastomosis



Rectal cancer surgery has to be performed with total mesorectal excision.

Since the advent of minimally invasive surgery, nowadays, different techniques have been described. In this chapter the codified conventional laparoscopic technique with circular mechanical low colorectal anastomosis is described in step-by-step.


Laparoscopic total mesorectal excision Laparoscopy TME Rectal cancer Minimal invasive surgery Rectal surgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic SurgerySaint-Pierre University HospitalBrusselsBelgium

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