Robotic and laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a hybrid approach.

@article{Narula2010RoboticAL,
  title={Robotic and laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a hybrid approach.},
  author={Vimal K. Narula and Dean J. Mikami and William Scott Melvin},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={160-4}
}
OBJECTIVES Minimally invasive surgery is beneficial for complex operations; robotics may improve performance in these procedures; however, robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) has been plagued by long operative times. We describe a small series (n = 5) of patients who underwent a hybrid PD for treatment of obstructive jaundice and pancreatic mass. METHODS… CONTINUE READING