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    Open Access Research Article Article ID: JGRO-5-165

    Complications of Robotic Surgery in Oncological Gynecology: The Experience of the Brazilian National Institute of Cancer

    Érico Lustosa Ferreira, Julio C Nunes, Mariana Zandoná, Caio Perret, Rossano Fiorelli* and Agostinho Manuel da Silva Ascenção

    The number of surgeries performed with robotic equipment has increased ever since its release by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2005 [1]. 

    Robotic surgery is well accepted and seems to be as effective as laparoscopy in the treatment of endometrial and cervix cancers [2,3]. Some of the advantages of using this method over the traditional laparoscopic technique include 3D visualization, tremor filtration, greater dexterity, better ergonomics, lower blood loss and lower post-operative pain index [4].

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    Published on: May 24, 2019 Pages: 22-25

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/jgro.000065
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