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Robotic Sigmoid Colectomy

Doctor S. P. Somashekhar, Manipal Hospital Head & Consultant- Department of Surgical & Gynaec Oncology & Robotic Surgeon Adjunct Professor in Surgical Oncology (KMC) will remove the affected part of the colon and then join together the remaining healthy sections of the bowel.This procedure is performed using the da Vinci Surgical System.  By overcoming the limits of traditional open and laparoscopic surgery, the da Vinci is revolutionizing colorectal surgery.  This reconnection is known as an anastomosis. Surgery on the sigmoid colon (lower left colon just before the rectum) is called a sigmoid colectomy. Not narrated, no PPT's  11:28


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