Table 1 Characteristics of the studies included in the systematic review and analysis

From: Ileo-colic intra-corporeal anastomosis during robotic right colectomy: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis of different techniques

Studyes (year of publication) # of patients Gender M/F Age Mean Type of anastomosis Stapler used Opening of EC Closure of EC Complications (range)
Scotton (2018) [16] Kelley (2018) [17] Hamzaoglu (2018) [8] Akram (2018) [18] 357 181/176 68 Mechanical Isoperistaltic Robotic blue load (1) Monopolar scissor CDL 3/0 Assufil, Quill, V-loc OC 14–44% Leak 0–0.5% Bleeding 0–5%
Ozben (2019) [19] 37 20/17 64 Mechanical Isoperistaltic Robotic Monopolar scissor Continuous V-loc 3/0 IL; interrupted silk 3/0 SdL OC 21% Leak 0% Bleeding 2.7%
Blumberg (2018) [20] 21 7/14 65 Mechanical Isoperistaltic Robotic blue load Monopolar scissor Stapled OC 14% Leak 4.7% Bleeding 0%
Johnson (2019) [21] Ozoben (2018) [22] 125 56/69 64 Mechanical Isoperistaltic Robotic blue load (1) NS CSL OC 0–7.4% Leak 0% Bleeding 0–1%
Mégevand (2019) [23] Yozgatli (2019) [24] Bae (2019) [25] Spinoglio (2019) [27] Raimondi (2018) [26] Lujan (2018) [28] Ngu (2018) [29] Petz (2017) [30] Parisi (2017) [31] Spinoglio (2016) [32] Morpurgo (2013) [33] Lujan (2013) [34] 654 351/303 69 Mechanical Isoperistaltic Laparoscopic 60 mm (5) or 45 (1) Monopolar scissor (2), hook (1), Harmonic scalpel (1) CDL 2/0 Vicryl (1), Barbed suture / V-loc (3) OC 4–31% Leak 0–4% Bleeding 0–10%
Ioannidis (2018) [35] Trastulli (2013) [36] 65 28/37 64 Mechanical Isoperistaltic Laparoscopic 60 mm (1) Monopolar hook (1) Continuous Barbed 2/0 or PDS IL; interrupted PDS 2/0 SdL OC 4–5% Leak 0% Bleeding 0%
Reitz (2018) [37] 29 11/28 60 Mechanical Isoperistaltic Laparoscopic EndoGIA 60 mm TriStaple™ Monopolar scissor Stapled OC 9% Leak 0% Bleeding 3%
Milone (2019) [38] Cleary (2018) [39] 512 282/230 68 Mechanical Variable Laparoscopic NS Variable (DL) OC 15% Leak 1.7% Bleeding 4–8.5%
Liu (2019) [40] Park (2012) [41] Park (2012) [42] 114 54/60 61 Mechanical Antiperistaltic Laparoscopic Monopolar scissor Stapled OC 17–33% Leak 0–2.8% Bleeding 0–2.8%
Trastulli (2015) [43] D’Annibale (2010) [44] 152 80/ 71 Hand-sewn Isoperistaltic Not used Not used Hand-sewn SL (1), DL (2) absorbable 3/0 monofilament OC 1.3–26% Leak 0–2.9% Bleeding 0–2%
  1. CDL continuous double layer, IL inner layer, SdL second layer, NS not specified, CSL continuous single layer, SL single layer, DL double layer, OC overall complications