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The ALF-X (Advanced Laparoscopy through Force reflection) Robotic Surgery System is a medical device that is available for distribution in the EU (European Union) under CE Mark for use in general surgery, thoracic surgery, gynecological surgery and urological surgery. The main research question is to assess, from a retrospective poit of view, the safety and feasibility of this new robotic platform in the colorectal surgery.
The rationale of this study is to investigate the perioperative and the short term perioperative outcomes of this new robotic Platform in minimally invasive colorectal surgery. Tha ALF-X utilizes fully reusable along with haptic feedback and an innovative vision control system.
Istituto Clinico Humanitas
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-04-27T08:53:21-0400
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