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Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis in robotic right colectomy. A multicenter, triple-blind, randomized clinical trial.

Dohrn N, Yikilmaz H, Laursen M, Khesrawi F, Clausen FB, Sørensen F et al.

Ann Surg 2022; 276: e294-e301.

There was no difference in any of the outcome parameters in this study that included 89 procedures, except that intracorporeal anastomosis took longer to perform 17 vs 13 min, P=0.003.

Comment: Why make the procedure more difficult?

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