Diffusion of robotic-assisted laparoscopic technology across specialties: a national study from 2008 to 2013
Published on Mar 1, 2018in Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques3.209
· DOI :10.1007/s00464-017-5822-4
Introduction Robotic-assisted procedures were frequently found to have similar outcomes and indications to their laparoscopic counterparts, yet significant variation existed in the acceptance of robotic-assisted technology between surgical specialties and procedures. We performed a retrospective cohort study investigating factors associated with the adoption of robotic assistance across the United States from 2008 to 2013.