Early experiences of endoscopic procedures in general surgery assisted by a computer-enhanced surgical system

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We performed a variety of complete total endoscopic general surgical procedures, including colon resection, distal gastrectomy, and splenectomy, successfully with the assistance of the da Vinci computer-enhanced surgical system. The robotic system allowed us to manipulate the endoscopic instruments as effectively as during open surgery. It enhanced… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004640080154

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@article{Hashizume2002EarlyEO, title={Early experiences of endoscopic procedures in general surgery assisted by a computer-enhanced surgical system}, author={Makoto Hashizume and Mitsuo Shimada and Morimasa Tomikawa and Yasuharu Ikeda and Ikuko S. Takahashi and Ryuta Abe and Futa Koga and Naoe Gotoh and Kozo Konishi and Shin-ichiroh Maehara and Keizo Sugimachi}, journal={Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques}, year={2002}, volume={16}, pages={1187-1191} }