for people ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
healthy people welcome
at Irvine, California and other locations
study started
estimated completion
Alessio Pigazzi



To compare intracorporeal and extracorporeal anastomoses for robotic-assisted and laparoscopic right colectomies

Official Title

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


This is a prospective multicenter observational study to evaluate outcomes of intracorporeal and extracorporeal anastomoses for robotic-assisted and laparoscopic right colectomies.


Benign Right Colon DiseaseMalignant Right Colon DiseaseColonic DiseasesIntracorporeal AnastomosisExtracorporeal Anastomosis


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

  • 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

You CAN'T join if...

  • 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


  • University of Californiaaccepting new patients
    IrvineCalifornia92697United States
  • University of Nevadaaccepting new patients
    Las VegasNevada89154United States

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