Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision in Post Chemo-radiotherapy Rectum – Standardised Technique

N Siddiqi, Mr, S Zeidan, Mr, B Barry, Mr, J Khan, Mr, A Parvaiz, Professor

Queen Alexandra Hospital

The video demonstrates standardized steps for laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Escision (TME) in post chemo-radiotherapy rectum. The aim is to reproduce these steps independent of patient factors, such as gender, BMI or preoperative radiotherapy with the aim to protect nerves and follow oncological principles of the TME plane.

A highly standardized technique for laparoscopic TME is required to achieve reproducible and beneficial results.

Session: Podium Presentation

Program Number: V023

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