Gynecology Clinical Evidence
Many people want to know how new technologies can impact their health. One of the ways to find out about the pros and cons of medicine, medical devices, and surgical techniques is to review what are called “peer-reviewed clinical publications”. These publications report on studies that examine whether a treatment is safe, appropriate and effective.
Our clinical library contains thousands of publications and is growing at a rate of approximately 100 publications per month. The vast majority are researched and written independently of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Below is a selected bibliography of clinical publications on da Vinci gynecologic surgery.
- Payne TN, Dauterive FR. A comparison of total laparoscopic hysterectomy to robotically assisted hysterectomy: surgical outcomes in a community practice. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2008;15(3):286-91.View abstract
- Payne TN, Dauterive FR, Pitter MC, Giep HN, Giep BN, Grogg TW, Shanbour KA, Goff DW, Hubert HB. Robotically assisted hysterectomy in patients with large uteri: outcomes in five community practices. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar;115(3):535-42. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181cf45ad.View abstract
- Lau S, Vaknin Z, Ramana-Kumar AV, Halliday D, Franco EL, Gotlieb WH. Outcomes and cost comparisons after introducing a robotics program for endometrial cancer surgery. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Apr;119(4):717-24. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31824c0956. View abstract
- Boggess JF, Gehrig PA, Cantrell L, Shafer A, Ridgway M, Skinner EN, Fowler WC. A comparative study of 3 surgical methods for hysterectomy with staging for endometrial cancer: robotic assistance, laparoscopy, laparotomy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Oct;199(4):360.e1-9. View abstract
- Scandola M, Grespan L, Vicentini M, Fiorini P. Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomy vs Traditional Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Five Metaanalyses. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2011 Nov-Dec;18(6):705-15. View abstract
- Barakat EE, Bedaiwy MA, Zimberg S, Nutter B, Nosseir M, Falcone T. Robotic-assisted, laparoscopic, and abdominal myomectomy: a comparison of surgical outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb;117(2 Pt 1):256-65. View abstract
- Siddiqui NY, Geller EJ, Visco AG. Symptomatic and anatomic 1-year outcomes after robotic and abdominal sacrocolpopexy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Feb 1. View abstract
- Hoyte L, Rabbanifard R, Mezzich J, Bassaly R, Downes K. Cost analysis of open versus robotic-assisted sacrocolpopexy. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2012 Nov-Dec;18(6):335-9. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0b013e318270ade3. View abstract
- Dulemba JF, Pelzel C, Hubert H. Retrospective analysis of robot-assisted versus standard laparoscopy in the treatment of pelvic pain indicative of endometriosis. J Robotic Surg DOI 10.1007/s11701-012-0361-4. View abstract
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