Healthcare

The Hospital Clínic, pioneer in the world of transanal surgery to treat colorectal cancer

The Hospital Clínic de Barcelona has already performed over 500 surgeries using the transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME) technique, which is considered one of the best treatment options for patients with colorectal cancer. It is currently the most advanced technique that exists for this and other pathologies in which it can be applied. The surgeries were led by Dr. Antonio de Lacy, Head of the Hospital Clínic’s Gastrointestinal Surgery Service and his team. 

To date, over 500 surgeries have been performed using the TaTME technique promoted by Dr. Antonio de Lacy.

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