3D printed model-based simulation of laparoscopic surgery for descending colon cancer with a concomitant abdominal aortic aneurysm
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Colorectal cancer (CRC) with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is more common in the elderly population. Laparoscopic surgery (LS) for such complicated conditions has been performed, albeit the risks of AAA rupture during forceps manipulation under limited view.
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There are no conflicts of interest to declare.
This study was approved by the Ethics Committees of the University of Tokyo (No. 3252-(7)).
Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.