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REVIEW ARTICLE

Robotic vs Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Is Robot Superior?

Mokoena Martins Mohosho

Citation Information : Mohosho MM. Robotic vs Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Is Robot Superior?. World J Lap Surg 2013; 6 (3):163-166.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10033-1205

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Materials and methods

This involved the review of related articles to robotic vs laparoscopic hysterectomy. The scope of this review covered Medline, UpToDate, PubMed, Highwire press, Da Vinci community, Google search engine.12,13

Summary

Recent comparative studies have found that robotic and conventional laparoscopic hysterectomy are essentially equivalent regarding surgical and clinical outcome. Operating times are slightly higher and costs are significantly higher for the robotic hysterectomy.

How to cite this article

Mohosho MM. Robotic vs Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Is Robot Superior? World J Lap Surg 2013;6(3): 163-166.


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