Table 4: Duration of instrumental mechanoreceptoric palpation. The mean values are presented (minutes:seconds), along with the minimum and the maximum values (where applicable).

Surgery typeLocalisationTotal
Caecum and ascending colonSigmoid colonDescending colon and transversumRectumGasterIntestine

Open3:08 (1:45–4:30)3:33 (2:00–4:45)3:20 (1:30–5:20)2:32 (1:35–4:05)3:17 (2:20–4:15)3:12 (1.30–5:20)
Laparoscopic3:21 (1:45–5:30)3:28 (1:50–5:05)4:24 (2:55–6:40)2:55 (2:40–3:10)3:10 (2:30–4:15)4:35 (3:40–5:30)3:34 (1:45–6:40)
Robot-assisted3:403:23 (2:35–4:30)3:26 (2:35–4:30)