Tag Archive for ‘robotic surgery’


Robotic surgery for hepatic neoplasms: Where does it fit in the minimally invasive surgery landscape?

This month’s column identifies prospective clinical trials aimed at clarifying the role of laparoscopic and robotic surgery for hepatic neoplasms.

The Joint Commission reports increase in robotic surgery-related sentinel events

Although current robotic surgery systems are designed to minimize potential patient harm, The Joint Commission provides recommendation on actions surgeons and health care institutions can take to further reduce risks.

The e-volution of the 21st century surgeon

This article highlights the effects of advanced surgical technology—including the expansive growth of minimally invasive procedures across surgical specialties and the increasing number of robot-assisted operations—on health cre delivery and evolving patient expectations.

The future of robotics: A dilemma for general surgeons

This article explores the benefits and challenges of adding robotics to general surgery practice and offers a look at the learning curve for safely introducing robotics into practice as it applies to both practicing surgeons and residents in training.

100 years of surgical education: The past, present, and future

From the Halstedian training model to the impact of robotics on surgical training in the 21st century, this article examines the evolution of surgical education and highlights the importance of developing new approaches to training and evaluation of skills.


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