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World J Gastrointest Oncol. Nov 15, 2016; 8(11): 757-771
Published online Nov 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i11.757
Robotic rectal surgery: State of the art
Fabio Staderini, Caterina Foppa, Alessio Minuzzo, Benedetta Badii, Etleva Qirici, Giuliano Perigli, Fabio Cianchi, Center of Oncological Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, University of Florence, 50134 Florence, Italy
Giacomo Trallori, Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences, University of Florence, 50134 Florence, Italy
Beatrice Mallardi, Istituto per lo Studio e Prevenzione Oncologica, 50134 Florence, Italy
Gabriele Lami, Giuseppe Macrì, Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences, University of Florence, 50134 Florence, Italy
Andrea Bonanomi, Siro Bagnoli, Unit of Gastroenterology, AOU Careggi, 50134 Florence, Italy
Author contributions: All the authors contributed to the data collection.
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Correspondence to: Fabio Cianchi, MD, Center of Oncological Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, University of Florence, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134 Florence, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: March 10, 2016
Peer-review started: March 15, 2016
First decision: May 19, 2016
Revised: July 12, 2016
Accepted: August 27, 2016
Article in press: August 29, 2016
Published online: November 15, 2016