Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer

This video will demonstrate the Laparoscopic technique for resection the rectum in patients with rectal cancer. When this operation is done laparoscopically the recovery is much quicker with typical hospital stays of 3 days as opposed to 1 week when done with the traditional open approach. In our practice at Advanced Surgeons PC in Birmingham Alabama, our surgeons are trained in this technique as well as other minimally invasive procedures for rectal cancer. It is rare that our patients will need a permanen