Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Stapler Use for Rectal Transection in Robotic Surgery for Cancer.


BACKGROUND This study was designed to compare the operative and short-term postoperative outcomes of the robotic and laparoscopic staplers in patients undergoing rectal surgery for cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between December 2014 and April 2017, patients consecutively undergoing robotic rectal surgery for cancer were included in this study. Patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/lap.2017.0545


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