Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 338–339 | Cite as

The Era of Robotic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Keywords

Rectal Cancer Anastomotic Leak Total Mesorectal Excision Robotic Surgery Distal Resection Margin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Ioannina, School of MedicineIoanninaGreece

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