Robotic-assisted vs. laparoscopic and abdominal myomectomy for treatment of uterine fibroids: a meta-analysis

@article{Wang2018RoboticassistedVL,
  title={Robotic-assisted vs. laparoscopic and abdominal myomectomy for treatment of uterine fibroids: a meta-analysis},
  author={Ti-Chum Wang and Haiying Tang and Zhengxiang Xie and Shixiong Deng},
  journal={Minimally Invasive Therapy \& Allied Technologies},
  year={2018},
  volume={27},
  pages={249 - 264}
}
Abstract Uterine fibroids are extremely common uterine neoplasms. However, whether robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy (RALM) is superior to laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) or abdominal myomectomy (AM) is still debatable. Consequently, we aimed to compare the three currently major surgical techniques used in patients with uterine fibroids. We searched the PubMed, the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, Embase, and Web of Science databases up to April 22, 2017. The meta-analysis included 20 studies… 
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