Laparoscopic right colectomy: Five-step procedure

Tonia M. Young-Fadok, Heidi Nelson

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The advanced laparoscopic skills required for laparoscopic resection of the colon and rectum have precluded wide dissemination of this procedure. By applying certain key principles, laparoscopic right hemicolectomy can be made simple, reproducible, easy to teach, easy to learn, and cost-effective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-273
Number of pages7
JournalDiseases of the colon and rectum
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2000


  • Laparoscopic colectomy
  • Right colectomy
  • Surgical technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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