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Publication: Robotic versus laparoscopic rectal surgery in high-risk patients



Prof. Amjad Parvaiz publishes a new paper comparing robotic versus laparoscopic rectal surgery in high-risk patients. 

The most recent publication by Prof. Amjad Parvaiz and colleagues in Colorectal Disease (The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland) shows advantage for clinical outcomes in Robotic patients when compared to Laparoscopy patients with rectal cancer and high risks. This is the first time in international literature that this is shown in a comparative study.
Prof. Amjad Parvaiz, MBBS, FRCS, FRCS (Gen & Colorectal Surgery):
  • Professor of Surgery, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Director of European Academy of Robotic Colorectal Surgery, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Poole, United Kingdom
  • Head of Laparoscopic & Robotic Programme, Colorectal Cancer Unit, Champalimaud Clinical Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
Institutes involved in this publication:
  • Department of colorectal Surgery, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Poole, United Kingdom
  • Department of Colorectal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Colorectal Unit (MICU), Queen Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Digestive Cancer Unit, Champalimaud Clinical Centre – Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
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