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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 10 (1996), Issue 1, Pages 27-28
Brief Communication

Transanal Excision of Anorectal Tumors Using the Multifire EndogiaTM 30

John J O’Connor

Department of Surgery, Suburban Hospital, Rockville, Maryland, USA

Received 22 July 1994; Revised 3 May 1995

Copyright © 1996 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Transanal excision of rectal tumours is a viable technique for the removal of benign lesions and early small carcinomas. This report describes a technique for their early removal with the Endo-GIA stapling device.