Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi 2021 Jul;24(7):633-637
The Second Department of General Surgery, The Fourth Hospital, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050001, China Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Third Hospital, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050051, China.
The concept of total mesorectal resection provides a quality control standard that can be followed for radical resection of rectal cancer, but some anatomical problems are still controversial. Compared with traditional open surgery, laparoscopic radical rectal surgery has better surgical vision, better neurological protection, better operating space. However, if the surgeon has insufficient understanding of the anatomy, collateral damage may occur, such as uncontrollable bleeding during the operation, postoperative urination and defecation dysfunction and so on. Read More