Techniques in Coloproctology

, Volume 23, Issue 8, pp 779–780 | Cite as

Laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy as first step of three-stage surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis: a systematic approach

  • M. G. M. de Camargo
  • T. L. Hull
  • S. R. Steele
  • C. P. Delaney
  • H. KesslerEmail author
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee (Institutional Review Board of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation) and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. M. de Camargo
    • 1
  • T. L. Hull
    • 1
  • S. R. Steele
    • 1
  • C. P. Delaney
    • 1
  • H. Kessler
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases and Surgery InstituteCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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