The impact of minimally invasive surgery and robot-assisted surgery on distal pancreatic resection: a snapshot on literature review and future technical innovations

Aldo Rocca, Andrea Scacchi, Graziano Ceccarelli


The distal pancreatectomy (DP) with or without splenectomy, has to be considered the standard of care for the treatment of benign, borderline, and malignant lesions of the pancreatic body and tail.