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John Yeh  
Harvard Medical School 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
USA

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Minimally Invasive Approach to Endometrial Cancer: Robotics and Laparoscopy

Author(s): M. Espada, R. Munoz, J. F. Magrina.

Abstract:

Robotic surgery is becoming increasingly popular in most surgical specialties, including gynecology. This review describes the technology of the da Vinci systems and the results obtained for the robotic approach to endometrial cancer as compared to conventional laparoscopy and laparotomy.

Keywords: Da Vinci system, endometrial cancer, laparoscopy, robotic surgery, laparotomy, lymphadenectomy, endometrial cancer staging

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Article Details

VOLUME: 7
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2011
Page: [332 - 337]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/157340411799079391
Price: $58