Robotic Total Colectomy

  • Patricio B. Lynn
  • Manuel Maya
  • Julio Garcia-Aguilar


Robotic surgery is a relatively new technique that has become the preferred minimally invasive approach for colorectal procedures at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.


da Vinci Xi Total mesocolic excision Embryological planes Patient positioning Robot docking Colon cancer Inferior mesenteric artery Inferior mesenteric vein Mesocolon Anastomosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricio B. Lynn
    • 1
    • 2
  • Manuel Maya
    • 3
    • 4
  • Julio Garcia-Aguilar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Colorectal Service, Department of SurgeryMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Instituto de Investigaciones Médicas Alfredo LanariUniversidad de Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina
  4. 4.Hospital Alemán de Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina

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