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.

Background:
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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