Initial Experience with Robot-Assisted Distal Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms Abstract #1214

Introduction: Robot-assisted distal pancreatectomy (RADP) for pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (pNEN) has not been investigated so far
Aim(s): To compare short-term outcomes of RADP with open distal pancreatectomy (ODP) for pNEN
Materials and methods: This was a retrospective case-control study of 10 patients undergoing RADP using the da Vinci®Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale; CA, USA) for PNEN at two institutions (Ospedali Riuniti Ancona and Ospedale S.Maria Terni) between January 2012 and June 2014. Patients who underwent RADP were compared with a case-matched group of 20 patients who underwent ODP.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Stefano Partelli

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