Article Abstract

Fluorescence angiography for a safer anastomosis during transanal total mesorectal excision

Authors: Ludovica Baldari, Luigi Boni, Simona Macina, Massimiliano della Porta, Elisa Cassinotti

Abstract

We read with great interest the article recently published by Mizrahi et al. about the use of fluorescence angiography using indocyanine green during transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME) to reduce the incidence of anastomotic leakage (1).