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Robot-assisted gastrojejunal anastomosis does not improve the results of the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Authors
  • Scozzari, Gitana
  • Rebecchi, Fabrizio
  • Millo, Paolo
  • Rocchietto, Stefano
  • Allieta, Rosaldo
  • Morino, Mario
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical Endoscopy
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2011
Volume
25
Issue
2
Pages
597–603
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-010-1229-1
PMID: 20625770
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although safe and intuitive, the robotic approach was burdened by a longer operative time and higher equipment costs. Moreover, it did not seem to provide a real advantage over standard laparoscopy in terms of hospital length of stay and complications rates.

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