Da Vinci robot-assisted excision of a vallecular cyst: a case report.

@article{McLeod2005DaVR,
  title={Da Vinci robot-assisted excision of a vallecular cyst: a case report.},
  author={Ian K. McLeod and Patrick C Melder},
  journal={Ear, nose, & throat journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={170-2}
}
The da Vinci Surgical System is a new and exciting entrant into the field of robotic technology. This system is undergoing considerable research and is being practically applied in general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, urology, and gynecology. We have previously described our experience with the da Vinci system in the laboratory setting, and we have reviewed its potential applications in otolaryngology. Here we present a case report of the first da Vinci-assisted excision of a vallecular… CONTINUE READING