Laparoscopic versus robotic colectomy: a national surgical quality improvement project analysis

@article{Dolejs2016LaparoscopicVR,
  title={Laparoscopic versus robotic colectomy: a national surgical quality improvement project analysis},
  author={Scott C. Dolejs and Joshua A. Waters and Eugene P. Ceppa and Ben L. Zarzaur},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={2387-2396}
}
Robotic colorectal surgery is being increasingly adopted. Our objective was to compare early postoperative outcomes between robotic and laparoscopic colectomy in a nationally representative sample. The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Project Colectomy Targeted Dataset from 2012 to 2014 was used for this study. Adult patients undergoing elective colectomy with an anastomosis were included. Patients were stratified based on location of colorectal resection (low… CONTINUE READING
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