Robot-assisted Whipple Procedure for Pancreatic Head Carcinoma
September 23, 2010
Whipple procedure can be safely performed by a robot-assisted approach. Advantages of robotic assistance are especially appreciable during reconstruction of pancreatic and biliary duct continuity.
Encouraging data on good outcome of patients with pancreatic head carcinoma undergone robot-assisted surgery is going to disclose new scenarios in the integrated treatment of this highly aggressive malignancy