Robotic-assisted and Laparoscopic Right Colectomy Study - Intracorporeal vs. Extracorporeal Anastomoses (ANCOR)

This is a prospective multicenter observational study to evaluate outcomes of intracorporeal and extracorporeal anastomoses for robotic-assisted and laparoscopic right colectomies.
June 28, 2018
Colon, Cancer, Cancer - Colon, Genitourinary
Amir Bastawrous, MD
Intuitive Surgical

Swedish Cancer Institute

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Subject undergoing either laparoscopic or robotic-assisted right colectomy for benign or malignant right colon disease
Criteria

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

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