Complications of Robotic Surgery.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Robotic-assisted surgery has represented a revolution for surgical practice and minimally invasive surgery. The case volume is increasing exponentially and the numbers continue to grow particularly owing to urology and general surgery subspecialties. Nonetheless, robotic surgery is not exempt from complications, which can occur during the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods, and in particular with issues related to patient preparation, team dynamics, equipment failure, complications related to the surgical act, and surgical outcomes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jara, RD; Guerrón, AD; Portenier, D

Published Date

  • April 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 100 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 461 - 468

PubMed ID

  • 32169190

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-3171

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.suc.2019.12.008


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States