Transanal rectal foreign body removal using a SILS port

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Rectal foreign bodies are being detected more frequently, and their textures, sizes, shapes, and locations are critical considerations when removal and deciding on management plans. Many removal techniques have been described and various theories have been put forward to explain procedural mechanics. Here the authors report a case in which a transanal technique using a SILS port was successfully used.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e157-e158
JournalSurgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jun


  • SILS
  • foreign body
  • rectum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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