Current status of robotic liver resection: a systematic review.

  title={Current status of robotic liver resection: a systematic review.},
  author={Nicolas Buchs and Graziano Oldani and Lorenzo A. Orci and Pietro Edoardo Majno and Gilles Mentha and Philippe M Morel and Christian Toso},
  journal={Expert review of anticancer therapy},
  volume={14 2},
Robotic surgery is an emerging technique for the management of patients with liver disease, and only a limited number of reports are available. A systematic search of electronic databases (PubMed, Embase and Cochrane), including only case series with more than five patients, identified nine series (with one from our institution), which totaled to 232 patients. Overall, the peri-operative outcomes of the reported patients are similar to those utilizing the laparoscopic and open approaches… CONTINUE READING

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