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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
Contractor: University of Leeds
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
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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