Transanal Repair of an an astomotic Defect Using Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)

Jadd Koury, MD, Scott Goldstein, MD

Thomas Jefferson University

Anastomotic leaks resulting from a low anterior resection (LAR) remain a vexing problem. While many leaks will close with time, some leaks require resection and reanastomosis. Resecting a prior low anastomosis is a major undertaking and is best avoided when possible. We offer a novel technique to deal with a chronic anastomotic sinus following a colo-anal anastomosis using transanal minimally invasive surgery.

Session: Video Channel Day 1

Program Number: V066

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