Background and indications 57 Cautions and relative contraindications 58 General surgical principles for right hemicolectomy 58 Steps involved in laparoscopic right hemicolectomy 59 Vasculair dissection 62 Mobilisation 67 Anastomosis 68 Overall performance 69 Take-home message 70 References 70

Learning Objectives

Understand the indications and contraindications to laparoscopic right hemicolectomy.

Develop a stepwise modular approach to the procedure.

Develop a systematic approach to decision making in complex advanced cases.