COLOR III trial NEWS

COLOR III trial NEWS

Before introduction of a worldwide multicentre trial introducing a new technique; the TaTME tremendous effort has put in the safety and quality assessment. A Delphi round has just been completed amongst experts in TaTME to highlight all aspects of the procedure. An assessment tool focussing on each different step of the procedure is developed to …

TaTME congress 2016: Rectal cancer treatment, novelties TaTME and beyond

TaTME congress 2016: Rectal cancer treatment, novelties TaTME and beyond

The 2016 rectal cancer surgery congress includes lectures of highly respected experts in the field of rectal cancer regarding diagnosis, pathology and treatment including radiotherapy and surgery. New developments in rectal cancer treatment will be presented. Next to transanal TME, and TAMIS, rectal cancer imaging news, pathology of early rectal cancer and coming trials will …

TaTME, training, guidance and monitoring towards safe introduction of the TATME technique  

  Transanal reversed Total mesorectal excision (TaTME) has had tremendous exposure and attention since its introduction in 2011 by lacy et al. The TaTME technique has been developed with use of laparoscopic single port platforms to improve the quality of the TME procedure in mid and low rectal cancer. In TaTME, the low pelvic mesorectum …

TaTME courses in Amsterdam 

TaTME courses in Amsterdam 

Surgery for rectal cancer is evolving using the newest minimal invasive single port platforms. This has led to transanal single port laparoscopy employing a reversed total mesorectal excision; the TaTME. The procedure has gained significant interest of colorectal surgeons and beyond since the new technique opens up new possibilities enabling high quality dissection in small …

News TaTME Proctoring in the Netherlands 

News TaTME Proctoring in the Netherlands 

Since 2014 we have trained more then 60 surgeons and 30 scrub nurses. We have been proctoring in order to safely teach and introduce the technique in the Netherlands. Evaluation and assessment are essential ingredient of the proctoring program. Currently the TATME is successfully introduced with training and proctoring in the following hospitals and are already …