Robotic Low Anterior Resection

  • John V. GahaganEmail author
  • Alessio Pigazzi


With an estimated 39,220 new diagnoses in 2016, rectal cancer continues to be a common disease within the United States [1]. Treatment of rectal cancer involves a multidisciplinary approach that often includes surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy.


Robotic-assisted surgery Low anterior resection Total mesorectal excision 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of California, IrvineOrangeUSA

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