Full Robotic Nissen-Rossetti Fundoplication
April 26, 2010
Graziano Pernazza (Rome – Italy)
Robotic assistance, even though the advantages over traditional laparoscopy are less obvious than in other fields of application, gives an important contribution, both in the dissection, both in the stage of the plasty.
The patient was affected by gastroesophageal reflux disease and hiatal hernia. The video shows the standardized technique to perform a 360° full robotic fundoplication, using the four arms DaVinci S surgical System. All the various stages of the procedures are clearly shown. The video also shows the X-ray contrast control, routinely performed 30 days after surgery.