Robotic resection of retrorectal tumor: an alternative to the Kraske procedure

Stergiani Agorastos, Asha Alex, Joshua Feldman, Michael Kuncewitch, Gary Deutsch, Eric Siskind, Jeffrey Nicastro, Gene F. Coppa, Charles Conte, Mansoor Beg, Alan Kadison, John Ricci, John Hsiang-Yeou Wang, Raza Zaidi, Lynn O'Connor, Michael Nimaroff, Ernesto P. Molmenti, James D. Sullivan


The Kraske procedure is a surgical technique in which the presacral space is accessed by removal of the coccyx andportions of the sacrum. This is an accepted procedure for mid-rectal lesions. An alternative to the Kraske procedure isRobotic-assisted Laparoscopy (RAL), a minimally invasive alternative approach that offers numerous benefits. Wepresent the case of a patient with a retrorectal duplication cyst resected using a robotic-assisted laparoscopic procedure.

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Journal of Solid Tumors

ISSN 1925-4067(Print)   ISSN 1925-4075(Online)

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