Article Abstract

Is total mesorectal excision followed by pull-through delayed colo-anal anastomosis still indicated for low rectal cancer?

Authors: Jean-Luc Fauchero, Bertrand Trilling, Edouard Girard


We thank Doctor Belli and Colleagues for their editorial concerning pull-trough delayed colo-anal anastomosis procedure to treat rectal carcinoma they recently published in Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery under the title “Reappraisal of pull-through delayed colo-anal anastomosis for surgical treatment of low rectal cancer: do we have to look back to go forward?” (1).