Endoscopic view of a choledochojejunal anastomosis in a patient who had a gastrointestinal bleed. A laparoscopic side-to-side choledochojejunostomy had been performed 2 months previously for an unresectable distal cholangiocarcinoma causing obstructive j
Trocar placements for distal pancreatectomy. These sites are proper for both splenic salvage and with splenectomy. There should be at least a hand’s breadth distance between trocars 1, 3, and 4. The trocar for the laparoscope should be above the umbilicus
Terminal ileum, cecum, ascending and proximal transverse colon eviscerated through the small midline incision. Resection and anastomosis will be performed in an extracorporeal manner. The anastomosis is then returned to the abdominal cavity.
Positions of the 10- to 12-mm trocars for ileocolic resection and right hemicolectomy. The small midline incision is made as an extension of a trocar site and is used for exteriorization of the specimen and extracorporeal resection and anastomosis: , typ
The is the flexible endoscopic view of a freshly made end to end circular stapled anastomosis in a low anterior resection of the distal colon and upper rectum