• Vol. 47 No. 5
  • 15 May 2018

An Initial Experience Comparing Robotic Total Mesorectal Excision (RTME) and Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) for Low Rectal Tumours

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Laparoscopic surgery is widely used for the surgical treatment of rectal cancer. However, very low rectal cancer presents with special difficulty. Laparoscopic dissection beyond a protruding sacral promontory, especially in a small confined pelvic space in a fat male pelvis, is technically difficult.

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