Initial experience with laparoscopic and robotic surgery for the treatment of periampullary tumours: single institution experience with the first 30 consecutive cases.

@article{Goh2019InitialEW,
  title={Initial experience with laparoscopic and robotic surgery for the treatment of periampullary tumours: single institution experience with the first 30 consecutive cases.},
  author={Brian K P Goh and Tze-Yi Low and Juinn-Huar Kam and Ser-Yee Lee and Cmg Chan},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2019}
}
BACKGROUND Concerns have been raised about the safety of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) during the early learning phase. In this study, we present our initial experience with MIS for periampullary tumours. METHODS Retrospective review of the first 30 consecutive patients who underwent laparoscopic (LS)/robotic surgery (RS) for periampullary tumours between 2014 and 2017. RESULTS Twenty-seven patients underwent PD, including three total pancreatectomies (TPs… CONTINUE READING
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