Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME)

Posted On 2021-01-08 10:18:25

In this series, we have some of the best minimally invasive colorectal surgeons in the world contributing literature reviews, personal experiences and presenting clinical data related to transanal TME surgery. We hope that this body of work will help clarify the history, current place, and future direction of this specialised technique.

Argument for taTME
Christopher Lauder, David Clark

Is the learning curve the Achilles heel of surgical innovation? —arguments against TaTME
Oliver Peacock, George J. Chang

Transanal total mesorectal excision into the future
Antonio M. Lacy, Sara T. Nogueira, F. Borja de Lacy

The series “Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME)” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Satish K. Warrier and Alexander G. Heriot are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.