Transoral robotic surgery: A multicenter study to assess feasibility, safety, and surgical margins

@article{Weinstein2012TransoralRS,
  title={Transoral robotic surgery: A multicenter study to assess feasibility, safety, and surgical margins},
  author={Gregory S. Weinstein and Bert W O'Malley and J Scott Magnuson and William R. Carroll and Kerry D. Olsen and Lixia Daio and Eric J Moore and Floyd Christopher Holsinger},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2012},
  volume={122}
}
Our objective was to determine the safety, feasibility, and the adequacy of surgical margins for transoral robotic surgery (TORS), by reviewing the early results from independent institutional review board‐approved clinical trials in three separate institutions. 

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