How High Do We Go?

Inferior Mesenteric Artery Versus Superior Rectal Artery Ligation

This study, which was published in the October 2021 issues of DISEASES OF THE COLON AND RECTUM, was conducted at 6 tertiary referral centers in the United States (Emory University, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis).  Listen to the video and read the article to find out the answer to their question: how high do we go?

Citation: Turgeon MK, Gamboa AC, Regenbogen SE, et al. A US Rectal Cancer Consortium Study of Inferior Mesenteric Artery Versus Superior Rectal Artery Ligation: How High Do We Need to Go? Dis Colon Rectum 2021 – Volume 64 – Issue 10 – p 1198-1211doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000002052