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Robot-assisted versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: is there a difference in outcomes?

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Ayloo, Subhashini M
Addeo, Pietro
Shah, Galaxy
Giulianotti, Pier Cristoforo
Published in World Journal of Surgery. 2011, vol. 35, no. 3, p. 637-42
Abstract Application of the robot for Roux-en-Y gastric bypass has been slow to evolve, despite its rapid acceptance in other fields. This is largely due to associated costs of technology, reports of increased operative time, and inadequate data available to correlate the benefits of robotics to a clinical outcome. The authors present a comparative study between laparoscopic and robot-assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass performed at a specialized institution for robotic surgery.
Keywords AdultBody Mass IndexCohort StudiesFemaleFollow-Up StudiesGastric Bypass/adverse effects/methodsHumansLaparoscopy/adverse effects/methodsLength of StayMaleMiddle AgedObesity, Morbid/diagnosis/surgeryPain, Postoperative/physiopathologyPostoperative Complications/epidemiology/physiopathologyRetrospective StudiesRobotics/methodsSurgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive/adverse effects/methodsTreatment OutcomeUnited StatesWeight Loss
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PMID: 21190108
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AYLOO, Subhashini M et al. Robot-assisted versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: is there a difference in outcomes?. In: World Journal of Surgery, 2011, vol. 35, n° 3, p. 637-42. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:31123

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