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The Evolution of Robotic Thoracic Surgery

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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Source Name: Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Carmelina C. Zirafa, Gaetano Romano, Teresa Hung Key, Federico Davini, Franca Melfi

Melfi and colleagues present a keynote lecture outlining the evolution of robotic thoracic surgery. The robotic technique in thoracic surgery has progressively become widespread, particularly for the treatment of mediastinal and pulmonary lesions. The authors discuss the development of technology in the robotic system that has been associated with the improvement of intraoperative and postoperative results.

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