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Robotic Colectomy Takes Longer, Comparable Results

Monday, February 22, 2016
By Duke Surgery
Brian Ezekian, MD

In the largest analysis to date, General Surgery Resident Dr. Brian Ezekian reports that robotic-assisted colectomy was associated with longer operative times than laparoscopic surgery but comparable short-term clinical outcomes.

Dr. Ezekian reported the findings at the Association for Academic Surgery/Society of University Surgeons Academic Surgical Congress.