Retrorectal cysts make up a small but challenging group of pelvic masses, especially if they extend high into the pelvis. We present a case of successful robotic removal of a large retrorectal cyst.
Video presentation of a robotic excision of a retrorectal mass.
We present a case of robotic removal of a large retrorectal mass extending up to the S3 vertebra.
Robotic approach is a very useful tool for successful removal of large pelvic masses that cannot be removed by traditional posterior or trans perineal approach.
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Cataneo, J., Cataldo, T. & Poylin, V. Robotic Excision of Retrorectal Mass. J Gastrointest Surg 22, 1811–1813 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11605-018-3838-2
- Retrorectal tumors
- Robotic surgery
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Dermoid cyst