Journal article

Robotic multivisceral pelvic resection: experience from an exenteration unit

N Smith, DG Murphy, N Lawrentschuk, J McCormick, A Heriot, S Warrier, AC Lynch

TECHNIQUES IN COLOPROCTOLOGY | SPRINGER-VERLAG ITALIA SRL | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Pelvic exenteration remains a viable and effective treatment option for the management of locally advanced or recurrent pelvic malignancy. The aim of this study was to present an early experience of robotic multivisceral resection of pelvic malignancy, and to compare this experience with similar series through a systematic review of the literature. METHODS: A retrospective study was performed on patients who had robotic-assisted multi-visceral resection for pelvic malignancy at a single Colorectal Surgical unit based between two tertiary academic hospitals. Primary outcomes observed included operation type, operation time, perioperative complications, and hospital length of stay...

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