Antonio M. Lacy (Director of Gastrointestinal Surgery Department) Beatriz Martín Pérez (Gastrointestinal Surgery Specialist) Hospital Clínic, Barcelona – Spain The transanal total mesorectal excision was first performed by Dr. Lacy and his team at the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, and has now been standardized in a two-team approach, what is known as the Cecil approach, after […]
Antonio M Lacy (Director of the gastrointestinal surgery department)1 Sam Atallah (Chair – Department Colon & Rectal surgery)2 Shady Ashamalla (Assistant professor of surgery, MIS, colorectal surgical oncology)3 Elena Vikis (Clinical instructor)4 1Hospital Clínic, Barcelona – Spain 2Florida Hospital Orlando, Florida – USA 3Sunnybrook Health Science Center, Toronto – Canada 4University of British Columbia, Vancouver […]
Sam Atallah MD, FACS, FASCRS Chair – Department Colon & Rectal surgery Florida Hospital Orlando, Florida – USA When starting to apply new surgical approaches, these should be performed in a progressive and standardized manner to ensure patient safety. The transanal approach for rectal diseases is a rapidly accepted surgical procedure among colorectal surgeons, but […]
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