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EME - 08/52/01

ROLARR: Robotic versus Laparoscopic Resection for Rectal Cancer

Project title: ROLARR: Robotic versus Laparoscopic Resection for Rectal Cancer

Call to action: 08/52 08/52 EME - Initial Full Proposals (MRC)

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor David JayneORCID

Lead Author: Professor David JayneORCID

Contractor: University of Leeds

Cost: £1,332,735.00

Co-investigators: Dr Alessio Pigazzi, Dr Richard Edlin, Mr Christopher Garbett, Mrs Helen Marshall, Professor Charles Tsang, Professor Julia Brown, Professor Philip Quirke, Professor Pierre Guillou, Professor Sue Pavitt.

Started: March 2010 | Status: Published September 2019

ISRCTN: 80500123

There is insufficient evidence to conclude that robotic rectal cancer surgery compared with laparoscopic surgery reduces the risk of conversion to laparotomy, and overall it results in comparable outcomes and it was more expensive.

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