This study evaluates associations between measures of hospital competition and financial status and the proportion of radical prostatectomies, nephrectomies, hysterectomies, and oophorectomies that were robotic-assisted.
Mihaljevic et al investigate conditions under which benefits of robotic surgery mitigate high technology costs. See also the invited commentary by Yuh.
This observational study uses the AHRQ Nationwide Inpatient Sample to compare complications, length of stay, actual cost, and mortality between nonrobotic and robotic-assisted cardiac surgical procedures.
This Viewpoint discusses the differences between 3-dimensional robotic surgery and conventional 2-dimensional laparoscopic surgery.
This retrospective review of perioperative outcome parameters supports the safe implementation of robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy. See also the Invited Commentary by Edil.