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Figure 1: (a) Left: Resected colorectal specimen with the main artery identified, cannulated and injected with 10-30 ml of methylene blue dye (grey arrow). Inset depicting the highlighted surface vessels visible through the intact mesorectal fascia (black arrow). (b) Right: Highlighted lymph nodes postfixation as blue circumscribed areas (arrows). Inset depicting dissected lymph nodes stained by methylene blue

Figure 1: (a) Left: Resected colorectal specimen with the main artery identified, cannulated and injected with 10-30 ml of methylene blue dye (grey arrow). Inset depicting the highlighted surface vessels visible through the intact mesorectal fascia (black arrow). (b) Right: Highlighted lymph nodes postfixation as blue circumscribed areas (arrows). Inset depicting dissected lymph nodes stained by methylene blue