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Journal of Robotic Surgery

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 365–367 | Cite as

A giant pararectal cyst successfully treated by robotic surgery

  • Abdullah Erdem CandaEmail author
  • Erem Asil
  • Murat Keske
  • Fevzi Bedir
  • Ali Fuat Atmaca
Case Report
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Abstract

A 50 year-old patient was referred to our department with severe obstructive lower urinary tract symptoms, suprapubic pain and rectal fullness that started after a perianal fistula operation performed one year ago. Radiologic evaluation showed a large pararectal cystic lesion with septa formation on the right side compressing the bladder and prostate. Aspiration of the cystic fluid attempted initially but was not successful. A robotic transperitoneal approach was applied and the cyst was excised completely. On 1-year follow-up, patient did not have any symptoms and cyst was completely disappeared on radiology.

Keywords

Pararectal cyst Robotic surgery Transperitoneal approach 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Dr. Abdullah Erdem Canda declares that he has no conflict of interest. Dr. Erem Asil declares that he has no conflict of interest. Dr. Murat Keske declares that he has no conflict of interest. Dr. Fevzi Bedir declares that he has no conflict of interest. Dr. Ali Fuat Atmaca declares that he has no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2000.

Informed consent

Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this Case Report/any accompanying images. A copy of the written consent is available for review by the Editor-in-Chief of this journal.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdullah Erdem Canda
    • 1
    Email author
  • Erem Asil
    • 2
  • Murat Keske
    • 2
  • Fevzi Bedir
    • 3
  • Ali Fuat Atmaca
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Ankara Ataturk Training and Research HospitalYildirim Beyazit UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of UrologyAnkara Ataturk Training and Research HospitalAnkaraTurkey
  3. 3.Department of UrologyErzurum Training and Research HospitalErzurumTurkey

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