Robot-assisted surgery in thoracic and visceral indications

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment (LBI-HTA)a), Pia Lohr, Andreas Prenner (Johanneum Research, Austria)
Record ID 32018001166
Authors' objectives: This is the assessment of the relative effectiveness and safety of robot-assisted surgery for 13 different procedures within the thoracic and visceral surgery area. The assessment is based on evidence from RCTs or – in the absence of RCTs for specific surgical procedures – from prospective, controlled clinical trials.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2019
Requestor: HTA agencies
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Rapid Review
MeSH Terms
  • Digestive System Surgical Procedures
  • Robotic Surgical Procedures
  • Robotics
  • Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Abdominal Neoplasms
  • Esophagectomy
Organisation Name: European Network for Health Technology Assessment
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