What Have We Gained by Performing Robotic Rectal Resection? Evaluation of 64 Consecutive Patients Who Underwent Laparoscopic or Robotic Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Adenocarcinoma


Erguner I., Aytac E., Boler D. E., Atalar B., Baca B., Karahasanoglu T., ...More

SURGICAL LAPAROSCOPY ENDOSCOPY & PERCUTANEOUS TECHNIQUES, vol.23, no.3, pp.316-319, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background: Robotic surgery is thought to be a solution to overcome the limitations of laparoscopy in sphincter-saving resections. In this study, we present our results on patients undergoing robotic and laparoscopic low anterior resection (LAR) consecutively for rectal adenocarcinoma.