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TAMIS - TransAnal Minimally Invasive Surgery

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TransAnal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) is a new technique used to remove tumors from the rectum. TAMIS removes tumors faster than traditional surgeries and with less pain during recovery and a quicker return to normal activity. The procedure is completed in about an hour, and the patient is often discharged from the hospital within 24 hours.

Benefits of TAMIS include:

  • Minimally invasive
  • Less operative time
  • Faster recovery
  • Reduced pain after surgery

Conditions Treated

TAMIS was developed to treat:

  • Cancerous tumors in the rectum
  • Benign tumors in the rectum