Pelvic Floor Reconstruction with Bilateral Gracilis Flaps Following Extralevator Abdominoperineal Excision: A video Vignette.
Jones, Conor S
Smart, Neil J.
Daniels, Ian R.
JournalColorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
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The patient in this video was diagnosed with a locally invasive rectal carcinoma and had received neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy prior to surgery. The defect seen on the right results from the abdominoperineal excision, performed in the extralevator plane with the abdominal part of the procedure being performed laparoscopically. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.