Comparative effectiveness of robotic-assisted vs thoracoscopic lobectomy.

@article{Paul2014ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative effectiveness of robotic-assisted vs thoracoscopic lobectomy.},
  author={Subroto Paul and Jessica J Jalbert and Abby J. Isaacs and Nasser Khaled Altorki and O. Wayne Isom and Art Sedrakyan},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2014},
  volume={146 6},
  pages={1505-1512}
}
BACKGROUND Robotic-assisted lobectomy is being offered increasingly to patients. However, little is known about its safety, complication profile, or effectiveness. METHODS Patients undergoing lobectomy in in the United States from 2008 to 2011 were identified in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. In-hospital mortality, complications, length of stay, and cost for patients undergoing robotic-assisted lobectomy were compared with those for patients undergoing thoracoscopic lobectomy. RESULTS We… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 23 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…