The transanal TME is a rapidly accepted approach among colorectal surgeons as it provides several advantages over classic approaches. It has its own learning curve and surgeons can get in trouble, especially with the first cases. This lecture focuses on the potential complications of this approach and how to avoid them.
Surgical strategy in an elderly and fragile patient with synchronous colonic lesions
2 weeks ago, in our Debates section, we presented a case asking about the strategy to follow in a patient with pT3 rectal adenocarcinoma after TAMIS. Today we present our decision and the final treatment of this patient.
Any technological improvement that makes it easier to perform a surgical procedure has an impact on surgical quality and patient safety. AIS Channel has published several posts on this phenomenon.