Robot assisted Pringle Maneuver
July 16, 2010
L. Casciola, A. Patriti, G. Ceccarelli, A. Bartoli
Inflow occlusion in a demanding procedure in laparoscopic liver surgery. An extracorporeal Pringle maneuver can be carried out encircling the hepato-duodenal ligament using an endowristed robotic arm and exteriorizing the tourniquet allowing the on-table surgeon to control intermittent clamping.