Laparoscopic colon resection: a case report.

A. M. Cooperman, V. Katz, D. Zimmon, G. Botero

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The first case of a villous lesion of the colon removed by laparoscopic-guided surgery is reported. Injection of methylene blue into the lesion facilitated its access and exposure via the laparoscope. A very small skin incision allowed delivery onto the abdominal wall for resection and anastomoses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-224
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1991
Externally publishedYes


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