Contributors: Nell Maloney Patel
We present a case of a seventy-two year old female found on colonoscopy to have multiple polyps and an ascending colon mass that was biopsy proven adenocarcinoma who underwent a robotic assisted right hemicolectomy with intracorporeal anastomosis.
Editor Recruited by: Vincent Obias
Contributors: Roger Hurst and Neil Hyman
This video demonstrates the approach to stapled ileoanal reservoir (Ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA)) construction initiated utilizing enterotomy at the future reservoir inlet. This approach has the advantage of permitting reservoir eversion during construction to ensure hemostasis and limiting the apical enterotomy to a stab puncture for the sharp anvil trochar. Dr. F. Michelassi and Dr. G.E. Block originally described this technique in 1993, and the authors have made minor adaptations (1)
Editor Recruited By: Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD