Can robotic surgery be done efficiently while training residents?

  title={Can robotic surgery be done efficiently while training residents?},
  author={Michael Drew Honaker and Beverly Lauren Paton and Dimitrios Stefanidis and Lynnette M Schiffern},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  volume={72 3},
INTRODUCTION Robotic surgery is a rapidly growing area in surgery. In an era of emphasis on cost reduction, the question becomes how do you train residents in robotic surgery? The aim of this study was to determine if there was a difference in operative time and complications when comparing general surgery residents learning robotic cholecystectomies to those learning standard laparoscopic cholecystectomies. METHODS A retrospective analysis of adult patients undergoing robotic and… CONTINUE READING

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