Article Abstract

Comment on: “A comparison of outcomes between open, laparoscopic and robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy”, Zimmerman et al., 2017, HPB

Authors: Aude Merdrignac, Damien Bergeat, Fabien Robin, Michel Rayar, Laurent Sulpice

Abstract

Minimally invasive (MI) surgery has gradually increased during the past 3 decades. MI surgery is now the gold standard in colorectal surgery and becomes a standard in gastric and oesophagus surgery (1-4).