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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier


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.