Comparison of robotic adrenalectomy with traditional laparoscopic adrenalectomy with a lateral transperitoneal approach: a single-surgeon experience.

@article{You2013ComparisonOR,
  title={Comparison of robotic adrenalectomy with traditional laparoscopic adrenalectomy with a lateral transperitoneal approach: a single-surgeon experience.},
  author={Ji Young You and Hye Yoon Lee and Gil Soo Son and Jae Bok Lee and Jeoung Won Bae and Hoon Yub Kim},
  journal={The international journal of medical robotics + computer assisted surgery : MRCAS},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={345-50}
}
BACKGROUND Although several recent studies have demonstrated the feasibility and safety of robotic adrenalectomy, it is unknown whether this procedure has advantages over the traditional laparoscopic approach. This study compared our initial experience using the da Vinci-S® robotic surgical system during laparoscopic adrenalectomy with our experience with traditional laparoscopic adrenalectomy. METHODS From October 2009 to May 2012, 23 consecutive patients (13 women, 10 men) underwent… CONTINUE READING