Robot-assisted laparoscopic Heller's cardiomyotomy.


There are many options available for the management of achalasia. Recently, the list of options has expanded to include robotic-assisted Heller's cardiomyotomy. In this article, we describe the procedure for a robotic-assisted cardiomyotomy and discuss the advantages of using a robotic, master-slave system.


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@article{Shah2002RobotassistedLH, title={Robot-assisted laparoscopic Heller's cardiomyotomy.}, author={Jyoti Shah and Tim A. Rockall and Ara Darzi}, journal={Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques}, year={2002}, volume={12 1}, pages={30-2} }