Robotic-Assisted Total Abdominal Colectomy
Robotic-assisted total abdominal colectomy (TAC) has been demonstrated to be safe and effective in patients suitable for minimally invasive surgery. Most surgical techniques described to date report a multi-dock approach. However, a single-dock approach utilizing three robotic arms, a robotic camera, and one assistant port is technically feasible without the need for a change in patient positioning. We have found that the single-dock technique improves efficiency while performing a robotic-assisted TAC.
KeywordsRobotic assisted Total abdominal colectomy Minimally invasive surgery Robotic surgery Single-dock technique
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