Robot-assisted endoscopic surgery for thyroid cancer: experience with the first 100 patients

@article{Kang2009RobotassistedES,
  title={Robot-assisted endoscopic surgery for thyroid cancer: experience with the first 100 patients},
  author={S Kang and Jong Ju Jeong and Ji-Sup Yun and Tae Yon Sung and Seung Chul Lee and Yong Sang Lee and K A Nam and Hang Seok Chang and Woong Youn Chung and Cheong Soo Park},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={2399-2406}
}
Various robotic surgical procedures have been performed in recent years, and most reports have proved that the application of robotic technology for surgery is technically feasible and safe. This study aimed to introduce the authors’ technique of robot-assisted endoscopic thyroid surgery and to demonstrate its applicability in the surgical management of thyroid cancer. From 4 October 2007 through 14 March 2008, 100 patients with papillary thyroid cancer underwent robot-assisted endoscopic… CONTINUE READING
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