Transrectal Single Port Approach: An alternative to NOTES, TEM or ESD

Christof Mittermair, Katharina Pimpl, Christian Obrist, Matthias Biebl, Robert Frass, Nicholas Waldstein & Helmut Weiss
Introduction: For the past 25 years development of both, transanal and endoscopic techniques for resection of local tumours in the rectum have been established. The technique of single port surgery allows an alternate approach utilizing laparoscopic instruments for endolumenal colonic tumour resection.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]