Mohamed Kamal Alhanafy, M.D. • Sung Sil Park, M.D. • Sung Chan Park, M.D. • Boram Park, Ph.D. • Min Jung Kim, M.D. • Dae Kyung Sohn, M.D., Ph.D. • Hee Jin Chang, M.D., Ph.D. • Jae Hwan Oh, M.D., Ph.D.
Early experience with the transanal approach showed similar pathologic outcomes as those of conventional laparoscopy; hence, it should be considered as a surgical option for lower rectal cancer.