Minimally Invasive Approaches for Total Mesorectal Excision

Research output: PhD ThesisPhd-Thesis - Research and graduation internal


In this PhD thesis three minimally invasive approaches for total mesorectal excision (TME) are compared: laparoscopic TME, robot-assisted TME and transanal TME (TaTME). Another focus is the implementation of robot-assisted TME and transanal TME (TaTME). The morbidity related to diverting ileostomy creation in TME is addressed as well.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Bonjer, Jaap, Supervisor
  • Sietses, Colin, Co-supervisor, External person
  • Tuynman, Jurriaan, Co-supervisor
Award date14 Oct 2022
Place of Publications.l.
Print ISBNs9789464584219
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2022

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