Minimally Invasive Treatment of Low Rectal Cancer

Posted On 2017-07-31 07:59:13

The focused issue on “Minimally Invasive Treatment of Low Rectal Cancer”, guest edited by Dr. Marco Milone, aims to provide comprehensive surgical techniques and discussion concerning minimally invasive treatment of low rectal cancer to specialists all around the world, which we hope will also be beneficial to the growth of young surgeons and also for the benefit of patients.

Original Article
Feasibility and advantages of transanal minimally invasive surgery: a 7-year experience with 76 cases
Daniela Rega, Ugo Pace, Dario Scala, Paolo Delrio

The role of endoscopic submucosal dissection for Tis/T1 rectal cancer
Hiroyuki Takamaru, Yutaka Saito, A. Aziz Aadam, Ghassan M. Hammoud, Masau Sekiguchi, Masayoshi Yamada, Seiichiro Abe, Taku Sakamoto, Takeshi Nakajima, Takahisa Matsuda

Review Article
Rectal cancer—state of art of laparoscopic versus open surgery
Marco Milone, Michele Manigrasso, Morena Burati 

Update on robotic surgery for rectal cancer treatment
Sofia Esposito, Giampaolo Formisano, Giuseppe Giuliani, Pasquale Misitano, Dimitri Krizzuk, Lucia Salvischiani, Paolo Pietro Bianchi

Transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME): tips and tricks of a new surgical technique
Elisa Cassinotti, Giorgio Palazzini, Massimiliano Della Porta, Ilaria Grosso, Luigi Boni 

Minimally invasive treatment of low rectal cancer: stenting as a bridge to surgery
Giovanni D. De Palma, Gaetano Luglio

Surgical Technique
Single-access laparoscopic rectal resection: up-to-down and down-to-up
Giovanni Dapri

Laparoscopic rectal resection—the road to safety surgery
Marco Milone, Michele Manigrasso, Morena Burati 

More are coming......