Minimally Invasive Procedures for Rare Rectal Conditions: Endometriosis
Endometriosis is defined as the presence of functional endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterine cavity. Surgery remains the best long-term treatment for deep infiltrating endometriosis affecting the bowel. Nowadays, robotic technology and telemanipulation systems represent the latest developments in minimally invasive surgery and can be succesfully employed for endometiosis- related procedures.
KeywordsEndometriosis Robotic surgery Rectum endometriosis Rectal surgery Deep endometriosis
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