JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY, vol.16, no.2, pp.401-407, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Robotic surgery, Rectal cancer, Vaginal specimen extraction, Laparoscopic assisted robotic surgery, Totally robotic rectal resection, TOTAL MESORECTAL EXCISION, SHORT-TERM OUTCOMES, COLORECTAL-CANCER, RANDOMIZED-TRIAL, RESECTION
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
Background Robotic surgery offers 3D visualization and the advantage of the usage of multi-articulated instruments with superior dexterity. Theoretically, it can overcome many limitations of laparoscopic rectal surgery in the narrow pelvis.