Robotic Small Bowel Resection

  • Kelsi Hirai
  • Miranda Lin
  • Georgios V. Georgakis
  • Joseph KimEmail author


This chapter presents our approach to robotic small bowel resection. In this chapter and accompanying video, we performed robotic small bowel resection for a bleeding small intestinal cancer. Perioperative planning, robotic setup with instruments, and a step-by-step approach are provided in this chapter. Two methods of robotic suturing are demonstrated using the V-Loc suture or suturing with Lapra-Ty absorbable clips.


Robotic small bowel resection Adenocarcinoma Carcinoid Lymphoma Stromal tumor Malignancy 

Supplementary material

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Robotic small bowel resection (MP4 118803 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kelsi Hirai
    • 1
  • Miranda Lin
    • 2
  • Georgios V. Georgakis
    • 1
  • Joseph Kim
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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