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World J Gastrointest Surg. Oct 27, 2016; 8(10): 670-678
Published online Oct 27, 2016. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v8.i10.670
Figure 1
Figure 1 Photographs demonstrating a laparoscopic colonic biopsy taken in the sigmoid colon. A: Maryland grasper holding the sigmoid colon, while scissors are used to take the biopsy specimen; B: The biopsy site is then sutured closed. Arrow indicates the biopsy site.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Photographs demonstrating the laparoscopic mobilisation of the colon and rectum using a harmonic scalpel. A: Mobilisation of the rectum at the peritoneal reflection; B: Division of the sigmoid colon mesentery.