Robotic sphincter saving rectal cancer surgery: A learning curve analysis


AGHAYEVA A., BACA B.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ROBOTICS AND COMPUTER ASSISTED SURGERY, vol.16, no.4, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/rcs.2112
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ROBOTICS AND COMPUTER ASSISTED SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Keywords: learning curve, rectum cancer, robotic surgery, TOTAL MESORECTAL EXCISION, MULTIDIMENSIONAL-ANALYSIS, RESECTION, LESSONS

Abstract

Background Longer operation time is one of the major obstacles in front of the proposed benefits of robotic rectal surgery. We intended to evaluate the learning process for robotic surgery in sphincter saving rectal cancer surgery.