The Feasibility of Societal Cost Equivalence between Robotic Hysterectomy and Alternate Hysterectomy Methods for Endometrial Cancer

@inproceedings{Shah2011TheFO,
  title={The Feasibility of Societal Cost Equivalence between Robotic Hysterectomy and Alternate Hysterectomy Methods for Endometrial Cancer},
  author={Neel T. Shah and Kelly Nicole Wright and Gudrun Maria Jonsdottir and Selena Jorgensen and Jon I Einarsson and Michael G. Muto},
  booktitle={Obstetrics and gynecology international},
  year={2011}
}
Objectives. We assess whether it is feasible for robotic hysterectomy for endometrial cancer to be less expensive to society than traditional laparoscopic hysterectomy or abdominal hysterectomy. Methods. We performed a retrospective cohort analysis of patient characteristics, operative times, complications, and hospital charges from all (n = 234) endometrial cancer patients who underwent hysterectomy in 2009 at our hospital. Per patient costs of each hysterectomy method were examined from the… CONTINUE READING
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