SHS_492420 BASA CITV 18040

A Multi-Center Prospective Comparison of Intracorporeal and Extracorporeal Anastomoses for Minimally Invasive Right Colectomy

Inclusion Criteria:

• Subject is 18 years or older

• Subject undergoing either laparoscopic or robotic-assisted right colectomy for benign or malignant right colon disease

• Subject undergoing intracorporeal or extracorporeal anastomosis proximal to mid-transverse colon

Exclusion Criteria:

• Subject is contraindicated for general anesthesia or surgery

• Emergent Case

• Subject has perforated, obstructing or locally invasive neoplasm (T4b)

• Subject with inflammatory bowel disease

• Subject with prior incisional hernia repair

• Planned right colectomy along with major concomitant procedures (e.g. hepatectomies, other intestinal resections).

• Metastatic disease with life expectancy of less than 1 year

• Pregnant or suspect pregnancy

• Subject is mentally handicapped or has a psychological disorder or severe systemic illness that would preclude compliance with study requirements or ability to provide informed consent

• Subject belonging to other vulnerable population, e.g, prisoner or ward of the state
Cancer, All Other
Amir Bastawrous, M.D.
Intuitive Surgical
Erik Bailey
  • Swedish Medical Center