Laparoscopic Radical Right Hemicolectomy with Complete Mesocolic Excision

C Palanivelu, MS, MCh, FACS, S Rajapandian, MS, R Parthasarathi, MS, P Senthilnathan, MS, FACS, P Praveen Raj, Ms, P S Rajan, MS. GEM Hospital & Research Centre, Coimbatore, INDIA.

Laparoscopy is gaining acceptance as evidenced by increasing number of reported literature. Laparoscopic Rright hemicolectomy is indicated mainly in benign and malignant diseases of cecum, ascending colon. we present a video of Laparoscopic radical right hemicolectomy with complete mesocolic excision (CME) with infra corporeal ileo transverse anastomosis done at our institution.

Materials and methods:
The video shows the various steps of the surgery, technical issues and safety precautions.

Conclusion :
Laparoscopic Right hemicolectomy with complete mesocolic excision is feasible & safe procedure in the hands of experienced laparoscopic surgeon. It is especially attractive to young patients because of less post op pain & earlier return to recovery.

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