Dis Colon Rectum 2021 May;64(5):e90-e93
1 Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 2 Division of Colorectal Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan 3 Division of Colorectal Surgery, China Medical University Hsinchu Hospital, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
Introduction: Natural orifice specimen extraction is the next step in minimally invasive colorectal surgery but can be technically challenging, with additional risks, especially for oncologic surgery. For several key reasons, sigmoid volvulus is well suited for natural orifice specimen extraction surgery. We describe our method and experience with double-stapled anastomosis transrectal natural orifice specimen extraction for sigmoid volvulus. Read More